If someone among your family or close associates is found to be sick with active TB, you should see your doctor and be tested for
Pulmonary or lung Tuberculosis is contagious
Treatment to prevent TB in a single person aims to kill walled-up germs that are doing no damage right now, but could break out years from now and become active.
Treatment also can stop the spread of TB in large populations.
You can expect to keep your job, to stay with your family, and to lead a normal life. However, you must take your medicine regularly to be sure of a cure and to prevent others from being infected.