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I had tubercullosis last 2010 and found out through my xray

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i had tubercullosis last 2010 and found out through my xray question does it possible that it will show to my xray test gain this june that i have history after 2 years?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
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It depends on the initial disease.
If there was extensive disease then there can be scar tissue or fibrosis, collapse etc.
Those can persist in follow up X rays.
But they do not indicate disease if you were fully treated.
If the disease was mild,then there can be no shadow at all.
Signs can disappear without scar tissue.
I hope this information helps.
I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.
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