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Tuberculosis (cont.)

Tuberculosis Prognosis

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You can expect to keep your job, to stay with your family, and to lead a normal life if you contract tuberculosis. However, you must take your medicine regularly to be sure of a cure and to prevent others from being infected.

  • With treatment, your chance of full recovery is very good.
  • Without treatment, the disease will progress and lead to disability and death.

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