Both latent tuberculosis infection and TB disease can be treated, but each requires a different approach. Those people infected with latent TB do not yet show symptoms of sickness, but they carry the TB bacteria in their... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to WebMD, pulmonary tuberculosis is contagious. It spreads when a person with the disease breathes out, allowing the bacteria to pass to another person when he breathes it in. However, if TB develops in another... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A tuberculin skin test, also referred to as a Mantoux tuberculin test, is done to evaluate if an individual has been exposed to tuberculosis, states WebMD. TB protein is injected into the forearm beneath the top layer of... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The primary treatment approach to plantar fibroma is to observe the condition to determine any concerning changes to the feet, according to the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Physicians may recommend paddin... More »

According to the Mayo Clinic, the causes of epididymitis are sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea and chlamydia, bacterial infections, sustaining a groin injury, taking a heart medication called Amiodarone, ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Primary complex is the initial phase of tuberculosis infection that is most often characterized by no clinical symptoms, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. Typically diagnosed through a positive tuberculosi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The treatment plan for hematuria, or blood in the urine, varies depending on the underlying cause, explains Mayo Clinic. Doctors commonly prescribe antibiotics when the underlying condition is a urinary tract infection, ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases