Have recently had a TB skin test and you have a
red bump at the needle site. You need to have a reaction measured by a health
professional within 2 to 3 days after the test. This measurement is important
in deciding whether you need more tests or treatment.
Have been exposed to someone who has active TB.
Who to see
Health professionals and public health agencies can
help you discover whether you have tuberculosis (TB). These include:
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
April 04, 2013
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