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Lymphnod tuburculosis
I have been diagnosed with Lymphnod tuburculosis my doctor has given me medicins combination of rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide and ethambutol hydrochloride and some vitamins also the swollen lymphnod has pain and pus its already 10 days i have started medicin what to do
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Hi. I understand your concerns. Hope your diagnosis of tb was made based on afb smear and culture. If so then do not worry the pus and discharge will settle in few days. Sometimes may worsen after treatment is started which also is a normal response. You may some anti inflammatory medicine for the same. But regular follow with your treating pulmonologist is required. Hope your questions were answered. thanks.
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