Get answer from Sexologist, anonymously
Common Specialities
Common Issues
Common Treatments

My partner is detected with tuberculosis. So is this diseases contagious in nature. Is it safe now to have sex with her. Is there any possibility that I will too get infected.

2 Doctors Answered
Please If she has pulmonary tuberculosis. Avoid kissing, avoid direct contact to her breathing.
1 person found this helpful
Yes, it is contagious, better avoid close contact till put on effective treatment for minimum of 15 days. Better till sputum convert to negative.
1 person found this helpful
Suggestions offered by doctors on Lybrate are of advisory nature i.e., for educational and informational purposes only. Content posted on, created for, or compiled by Lybrate is not intended or designed to replace your doctor's independent judgment about any symptom, condition, or the appropriateness or risks of a procedure or treatment for a given person.