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TB and Fats Antagonism



Will the use of oils in food, carbonated drinks as well as cold ice creams cause irritation in the throat and reactivate the TB virus?


No, there is no evidence that any diet or cold beverage is associated with reactivation of tuberculosis.

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Response by:

Catherine A Curley, MD, MS Catherine A Curley, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University