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where can i find out info online??

any ideas of where i can look online to find out some info??

heres the 411, we just moved into an apt and found out the man that lived here before us had Tuberculosis. and im pregnant and now i need to get tested for it to make sur ei dont have it or anything.

i need to findo ut if the apt complex should have told us ahead of time that the person had TB and find out what cautions they needed to take for AFTER the man moved out.. cleaning and disinfecting etc...

i just dont know where i can start to look.... i live in arizona btw if that helps..

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KelsoBabeyy

Asked by KelsoBabeyy at 3:11 AM on Dec. 3, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • go to web md or google tb, there is a lot of websites posted with tb just google or yahoo it.
    mama2twins07

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 3:15 AM on Dec. 3, 2008

  • http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp?Title=3

    under chap 2
    mama2twins07

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 3:17 AM on Dec. 3, 2008

  • http://www.vdh.state.va.us/epidemiology/DiseasePrevention/Programs/Tuberculosis/guidebook/index.htm

    where you can contact the gov
    mama2twins07

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 3:21 AM on Dec. 3, 2008

  • Go to your doctor and get the medicine, because you've been exposed to it. They can also help you out with some of the laws, or direct you to someone who can. Trust me, you NEED to tell your doctor about this ASAP, honey! If you catch it, it can be serious and life-threatening. Either way, you can press charges against your landlord if you want to. That is a serious health risk to you and especially your baby.
    srhmldndo

    Answer by srhmldndo at 3:55 AM on Dec. 3, 2008

  • i would call...either...800-cdc-info(888-232-4636
    or
    tty:888-232-6348

    its 24/7
    web
    site http://www.cdc.gov/

    mama2twins07

    Answer by mama2twins07 at 4:16 AM on Dec. 3, 2008

  • I agree with mama2twins07. Get in touch with the CDC (Center for Disease Control). I didn't look at the other links, but they're all state links so they should be good. Good luck! And keep in mind that TB is mostly air borne so while you should still get tested and treated as recommended by your Doctor or Midwife, you can take a little comfort in knowing that your exposure is limited.
    beckcorc

    Answer by beckcorc at 5:09 AM on Dec. 3, 2008

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