Home > Medical > Tuberculosis > FAQs 03 December 2007 How can I know for certain if I have TB? Health workers will arrange for analysis of your sputum. 0 Pin It Assess Your risk for COPD » Join HIV Talk » Ask CyberDoc » Assess Do you have asthma? » African health in focus World's Most Famous TB Patients Health workers (usually a clinic sister or a doctor) will arrange for analysis of your sputum. Sometimes it may be necessary to do an X-ray, but this is no longer a routine investigation for all patients where TB is suspected. These investigations are done at municipal clinics at no cost to the patient. More in Medical Is TB a serious illness? More: TuberculosisFAQs advertisement Get a quote Selfmed - the one with the apple Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare Medihelp - quality, affordable medical scheme cover advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Mental health Fibre-optic pen sees inside brains of children Lifestyle People want healthcare via their smartphone Parenting Polluted air linked to autism risk Lifestyle 1 in 10 in SA has addiction problem Medical Red meat tied to higher diabetes risk Medical Eastern Cape needs drug stock From our sponsors Don’t be taken by surprise this winter, keep your defences up with Vital Hop, skip and jump through winter with Hill’s Pet Nutrition Age-related bone loss is higher in women Conduct your most important Medihelp business from your mobile phone Live healthier Fight off the flu » Flu-proof your home Flu guide Sleep soundly Flu season Boost your defences this winter. Brush up on your smile » Dental caries Bad breath Ask the expert How to brush your teeth Here's the correct way to brush your teeth.