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Afb sputum.test positive
Hi doctors.. Afb sputum test shows positive 3 +. Please suggest how extent is it dangerous. Also pls advise on precautions to take. We already in contact with a doctor here but also need your valuable suggestions. Thanks in advance.
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hello ur suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis kindly contact rntcp centre in your area and get treated.
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Dr. Harsha
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Hello there...I can understand your concern. If two of your sputum samples have come as after positive, then it indicates you are suffering from tuberculosis. It is a respiratory tract infection. You will need to be further investigated(like chest x ray) before starting treatment. Treatment is about 6 months long if you belong to category a. Also the treatment is available free through rntcp program. Consult your pulmonologist. They will guide you further.
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