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how long does total recovery take?

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how long did it take for a total recovery from a lung tuberculosis, i have a cavity due to that.


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replied March 7th, 2011
Tuberculosis Answer A20449
Hello and welcome to eHealth forum!

The complete course of treatment depending on the drugs being used can vary between 6-9 months. At times drug resistance develops requiring longer treatment. However after starting treatment the patient is no longer contagious after a week or 10 days. Hope this helps. Take care!



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