I am still having problems with my feet. They ache especially when it’s cold. Other than that I feel much better now. I finished injections last month, when the doctors told me the news I was over the moon because the injections are no joke, my buttocks had developed lumps inside which made it very [...]

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Suffering from MDR-TB made me fearful and withdrawn and as a result I stopped interacting with people, because I thought everyone around me knew I had a dreadful disease. The education I receive from attending the support group makes me realise that I had a wrong perception and I give credit to the formation of [...]

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Contracting MDR-TB has made me a dependent person as I am currently unemployable. Before I fell ill I used to get a lot of employment cleaning people’s houses, but I now depend on my mother who receives a grant of about USD71 per month, which she uses to buy groceries such as mealie meal, vegetables, [...]

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Due to the severity of MDR-TB, I had to leave my marital home where I lived with my five children to stay with my mother. The most painful decision I had to make was to leave my children, which was not out of my will but because of the dire situation, as I had no [...]

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Since I started treatment for MDR-TB, it has been a harrowing journey. It has now been 5 months and each month when I take my sputum sample to the laboratory for testing, I look forward to a positive outcome. Recently, I was given good news when the doctor told me that the sputum results presented [...]

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