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Pulmonary tuberculosis
I have pulmonary tuberculosis and 3 month treatment is done. My sputum test is nagetive but radiological no improvement.
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Kindly go for sputum gene xpert.. sometime sputum report may not be reliable of done from pvt setup...go for sputum AFB gene xpert
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Hi As sputum become negative it shows you are responding to the drugs. So complete the treatment for 3 more months. Then repeat the chest Xray. Take care
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