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Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis - Frequently Asked Questions

Written by Dr. Abdul Aziz Salar, MBBS | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Aug 10, 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor can I approach in case of extra pulmonary tuberculosis?

A Pulmonologist or physician experienced in the treatment of tuberculosis usually treats extra pulmonary tuberculosis.
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2. How is tuberculosis diagnosed?

Tuberculosis is diagnosed using a variety of means including clinical assessment, imaging studies, laboratory studies and biopsy reports.

3. Is tuberculosis fatal?

If untreated, TB can be fatal. But prompt treatment before complications occur is important.

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