I was diagnosed with Pulmonary tuberculosis – Lung nodule, please advise?

I was diagnosed with PTB on RUL of my lungs last Feb and took Clarithro 500 7 days + erdosteine. But I didn’t had mucus so I failed to perform sputum testing. Now on my xray it showed a lung nodule. A local pulmo ordered me to get my xray last Feb (which I have it now) and sputum test (BUT STILL I CANT PRODUCE A PHLEGM). What should I do now? Thank you.

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Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

u seem to have taken incomplete anti tb treatment resulting in nodule. get HRCT CHEST DONE.
if sputum examination is positive, u need to start on mdr anti tb treatment

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