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 Bestmed - offering you quality healthcare and freedom of choice 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 Medical Caffeine and alcohol affect your DNA Lifestyle Why mosquitoes bite us Fitness It's never too late to start exercising Lifestyle Good body image tied to happier relationships Medical 135 million will have dementia by 2050 Parenting 'Sensory integration' may help autistic kids From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Child nutrition » Your child's nutrition Nutrition for schoolkids Diets for toddlers The parent's guide to food labels Making sense of food labels and matching them to the needs of family members can be a challenge. Here are some tips from dietician Megan Pentz-Kluyts. Financial wellness » Money disappointments Investment tips Financially freaked out? High debt may have negative health consequences A new study found that high financial debt is associated with higher blood pressure and poorer general and mental health in young adults.