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Hello everyone,

 

Well after a long dreadful process. Turns out my fiance has been tested positive for TB. She has started her treatment. Would anyone know how long the treatment process takes? I keep hearing so many different answers. My Fiance has told me that the doctor told her she will need to take medication everyday for 6 months ( I'm guessing antibiotics) and will need to be exam ed every month and that will determine how long the treatment will take. Does this sound right? I have some people say that treatment may take up to a full year. How does this work?

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Treatment for TB is usually 6 months. This is usually via Direct Observation Therapy (DOT)....too many people have stopped treatment after a few weeks and then developed a resistant strain of TB.

 

Edit: And yes, it can take longer if the TB persists.

Edited by geowrian

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1 hour ago, geowrian said:

Treatment for TB is usually 6 months. This is usually via Direct Observation Therapy (DOT)....too many people have stopped treatment after a few weeks and then developed a resistant strain of TB.

 

Edit: And yes, it can take longer if the TB persists.

Okay thanks for the information.

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8 hours ago, Spotify said:

How does this affect the current K1 application?

On hold until clearance is received .  Ask the consulate to extend the validity period 

Edited by payxibka

YMMV

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