Handling In Glandular TB Sufferers?
Hello, I want to ask .. when I was 19 I was diagnosed with TB gland after I operated on a lump in my neck .. I had to take medicine for 9 months … but, strangely, after only 2 months my medication was stopped from the hospital. I was told to look for it. the drug itself at the pharmacy. but I asked for a doctor’s prescription not to be given. only given oret oret or whatever it is that I do not understand and every time I go to the pharmacy is always answered that this is not a doctor’s prescription so we can not give medicine for your disease …. as a result I stopped taking medicine … I continue now my age is 26 years and I did not experience any symptoms of pain whatsoever .. lumps also did not exist .. I feel I am healthy ‘it’s just that I have had stomach acid … have I been free from TB glands ?? or should I worry about the diagnosis from the doctor whose treatment has not finished? please explain thank you
Good evening, thanks for the question
If it is true that a previous diagnosis of TB gland has been made through physical examination and support such as tissue biopsy after the lump is removed, then absolute TB treatment is given routinely for at least 6 months in accordance with TB treatment standards. Furthermore, every month during the course of treatment, patients are advised for routine control to assess the progression of the disease and the patient's response to treatment. As information that the eradication of TB is one of the long-term government programs and guaranteed the supply of medicines by the government, even health facilities such as puskesmas are free of charge.
In your case there may be a misunderstanding regarding the treatment history, poor patient education, or indeed a lump not caused by TB germ infection. To be able to assess whether TB infection has been treated or not, a direct examination is needed. If you are in doubt, you should consult with the doctor who treats you for further information.
That's all, hope you can help.