Aug 13, 2005
i recently took a tb test and it come out positive i got my x-rays done and everything was ok with my lungs but i had to take the 9mth treatment, well i didnt take to seriously the medication and i would for get to take it every now and then by i recently learned how sirious it really is, so since i have been take it everyday but my question is now what do i just keep taking it everyday now or do i have to tell my doc so i could start all over again. Please let me know a.s.a.p cuz im really worried
Response from Dr. Young
I'd review your situation with your doctor.
Since TB can be a very serious complication among persons with HIV infection, the preventive therapies prescribed by your doctor are important to your long-term health, in preventing tuberculosis in the future.
Good luck, BY
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