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    Old 02-19-2017, 03:17 PM   #1
    windchase1
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    Tuberculosis

    I work in a building that another tenant across the hallway has coughing problem. I can hear he often coughs non-stop for like 30 seconds or even 1 minute. I suspect he has TB and I hear this disease is very contagious. It has been keeping me worried for some time.

    For the last two nights, during my sleep, I coughed for about a minute and then it stopped. But other than that, I do not cough at any other time.

    Is it a symptom that I have the initial stage of TB?

     
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    Old 02-19-2017, 04:04 PM   #2
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    Re: Tuberculosis

    TB can be checked easily enough...there is a test called a PPD. Its a simple test which takes 24 hours to get a response to...talk to your doctor! He or She can determine if you have been exposed to TB.
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