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Old 12-07-2010
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Unhappy An IMG with old T.B. will not be matched!!

I have a friend who is recent graduate and very active but unfortunately had T.B lung infection 2 years ago when he was intern at a hospital... He was treated completely but I saw his remarkable X ray chest and told him he can not go through USMLE as he will not be accepted during routine medical examination before beginning his residency.. I made him so disappointed but I thought he has no chance!!
What do you think, guys?
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Old 12-17-2010
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If he has a proof that he was treated for a full course of Anti-TB medications and that he's currently asymptomatic he can take the exam and he can join residency.
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