Worried about PPD Results - page 2

Hi. I just was tested twice for TB by a PPD shot in the forearm and both times it turned into a red, slightly raised spot about the size of a quarter. Now I have to get a chest x-ray. I'm perfectly... Read More

  1. by   ktwlpn
    Quote from suzanne4
    10 mm not cm
    10 cm is equal to 4 inches
    ew..must have had abrain fart.thanks for picking up on that....
  2. by   leslie :-D
    Quote from suzanne4
    10 mm not cm
    10 cm is equal to 4 inches
    wow. i think i'd mark a positive on 10cm of induration.
  3. by   ktwlpn
    Quote from earle58
    wow. i think i'd mark a positive on 10cm of induration.
    o shuddup,earle.....( )
  4. by   shel_wny
    Yay, I'm healed! No, really, I had to have a chest x-ray (my first x-ray ever) and everything turned out swell. I'm TB-free. Yay! Thanks for the answers and support. It really made me feel so much better!
    I was advised not to take another shot in my arm ever again and to just immediately tell them I need an x-ray. Still have 2 faint bruised spots on my arms. Hopefully those will disappear with time. Thanks again kind folks.

    Shel

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