Hi doctors, now am in treatment of TB disease from 1 month. Question is after successfully curing the disease suppose unlucky if someday again i breath in new TB bacteria and fall in active TB disease again, thn is that mean i will be in drug resistance MDR TB disease or just normal TB disease? (Point is infect with new TB bacteria, not old bacteria which is now in my body)
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Hello.... Most of TB cases are drug sensitive tuberculosis... Rarely person gets multidrug resistant tuberculosis... Either it could be due to default or transmission of MDR TB.. If you breath in new drug resistant tuberculosis baccilli you will get MDR TB, not because of previous infection
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