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 »

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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 »

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A TB test is positive when a firm red bump develops at the injection site within two days of receiving the TB antigens injection. A positive test result does not determine how long a person has been infected or whether t... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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A treatment plan that covers both hypertension and hyperlipdemia includes a healthy diet, regular exercise, and medications to help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, according to the American Heart Association. A goo... More »

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