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Dr. Manoj K Goel
Director & Head
Dept of Pulmonology, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Fortis Memorial Research Institute,Gurugram(Delhi & NCR)

1)Myth-Tuberculosis can affect only  poor people.

Fact-Tuberculosis can affect anyone irrespective of  socio-economic status including affluent people as well.

2)Myth-Tuberculosis is hereditary.

Fact-Tuberculosis is  caused by tubercular bacteria and it is not hereditary.

3)Myth-Tuberculosis affects only the lungs.

Fact-Tuberculosis can affect any organ in the body including lymph glands, bone, brain, heart, abdomen etc.

4)Myth-If you are skin test(mantoux ) positive you need treatment for tuberculosis.

Fact-A positive skin test( mantoux) indicates  you have the bacteria inside your body which does not necessarily mean you are suffering from tuberculosis.  Hence, people need not be treated only on the basis of skin test positivity in the absence of clinical symptoms.

5)Myth- You need rest for the entire duration of treatment

Fact- Once your symptoms subside, you can continue to do your day to day work while taking treatment. 

6)Myth- Multi drug resistant tuberculosis is not curable

Fact- MDR tuberculosis can be cured but requires prolonged treatment with second line drugs

 

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