hi I have a question , I recently did a tb test for my job and the rash turned out to be positive I forgot to mention to the doctors that I had a tuberculosis vaccine when i was younger in europe because thats where i was born. They took an xray of my chest today and i didnt notice any major tares on the lung xray. they told me i have to wait 3 days for the result im worried please help ... any info would be great thank you...
The rash you are refering too could be the PPD test. It could be positive due to an old or recent infection. It could also be due to BCG vaccination for tuberculosis. This is correlated with clinical symptoms and blood tests, which will show a raised ESR and increased lymphocyte count, if it is an active infection. So, don't worry and you can post any further queries you have, will be glad to answer.
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