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tuberculous

 [too-ber´ku-lus]
pertaining to or affected with tuberculosis; caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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tu·ber·cu·lous

(tū-ber'kyū-lŭs), Do not confuse this word with tubercular.
Relating to or affected by tuberculosis. Compare: tubercular.
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tuberculous

(to͝o-bûr′kyə-ləs, tyo͝o-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or having tuberculosis.
2. Of, affected with, or caused by tubercles.

tu·ber′cu·lous·ly adv.
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tu·ber·cu·lous

(tū-bĕr'kyū-lŭs)
Relating to or affected by tuberculosis.
Compare: tubercular
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tuberculous

Pertaining to, or affected by, TUBERCULOSIS.
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Q. Can a low back pain start from picking up something from the oven? My mother has a low back pain. It started five days ago while she picked up a cake from the oven. the pain is always there, it bugs her while she sleeps and it excruciate while she is doing her regular physical activity. What can it be? should we go to our GP? Is there anything we can do to ease the pain except Tylenol? Just for the record my mom is 69 years old, and she has tuberculosis and a heart disease.

A. This is a case where your mom should have an examination by a professional. A chiropractor would be the specialist to deal with back pain and can make any appropriate referrals if necessary.

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