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renal tuberculosis

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  • Posted By: marciadorothy
  • March 1, 2007
  • 00:06 AM

My husband when he was 8 had a T.B spot on his lung.
He was in the second World War in the Tropics for 4 years.Age 22 to 26.
When he was 54 he had his Kidney removed, Renal T.B. 1974
He had war caused Chronic Bronchitic, which they said,"Chronic Bronchitic
patients have a higher attack rate of pulmonary T.B. than normal people.
His Doctor in 1974 said, " Renal T.B is a disease of the tropics, and overseas not a disease of Australia." Would this be correct.??
How long does it take for Renal T.B to wreck the Kidney.??
As he was in so much pain, the tablets the doctor gave him did not work, in those years it did not show up on an X-ray, they operated on him, cut him down the front, and saw the kidney had to come out.
My husband was granted a %100 gold card.
My husband is deceased, so I sat in front of a review board for my war widows pension, the review board Officer said," Seeing that my husband had a spot on his lung at 8,the T.B went to his Kidney," could this be correct???? as I was not granted my pension.
Could my husband carry Renal T.B in his kidney for 46 years.????

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