Tb infection confirmation
I had fever for few days with cough , took dola 600 medicine with anti biotic but didn't recover, per doctor got the chest x ray done , use rt chest test for pleural fluid, and ada test done. Results were Ada = 76, USG test results were-- both domes of diaphragm are moving well with respiration. Fluid with few septations and about 250-300cc in volume seen in right pleural cavity. Impression: right pleural effusion My doctor has advised me of TB infection. Can you please advise if this is no false positive case and indeed this lead to tb, also how severe it is or shall I go through any other test. Initially I have had fever for 7 days almost with cough and had short breathing issue.
Doctor Answers (2) on Tb infection confirmation
Hi. I understand your concerns. went through your write up. If usg test is showing septations then you will need further test called pleuroscopy. It could be TB. But confirmation can be done by above test. If you are from bangalore you can consult me at my clinic at hebbal kempapura for the same. We can discuss and go ahead for the test. Details about clinic are given in practo. Hope your questions were answered. thanks.
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