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My baby 2.8yrs old suffering fr spine TB
My baby 2.8 yrs old is having spine TB.. Jan 16 2018 she suddenly has difficulty in walking and after some days she is not able to walk finally started TB medicines after 15 days, she don't have any TB symptoms but she had responded with medicines now she is able to crawl and trying to stand by holding something also she had hyper extension of knees because of nerve weakness.. will she become normal again? How long it may take... We are very much worried about her... One more thing is doctor is suggesting to take medicines for 18 months..
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Neuro and spinal tuberculosis requires tb medication to be taken for 18 months.tb infection doesn't mean the person has to have cough and expectoration.tb can affect any organ.only when it affects lungs ,cough is present.be in the follow up of a neurosurgeon.baby may require periodic MRI scans and physiotherapy.
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