TUBERCULOSIS Tuberculosis tb, Tuberculosis or TB will be discussed. Symptoms of tuberculosis tb - Coughing, general fatigue, loss of appetite, chest pain, night sweats, and low-grade fever. The cough is at first not too productive, but later increasing amounts of phlegm are coughed up. The person loses weight and the sputum becomes bloody. Causes of Tuberculosis tb - In the 19th century, tuberculosis or TB was called consumption, for the person seemed to waste away. Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a highly contagious bacteria, the Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Although tuberculosis or tb generally affects the lungs, it can attack any part of the body: kidneys, bones, skin, intestines, spleen, and liver. In adults, pleurisy is frequently a complication of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis tb is spread by coughing. Tiny droplets are inhaled by others. The germ enters the lungs and remains there. As long as the person maintains a healthy lifestyle, the body encapsulates the germs; that is, a tiny calcium shell is placed around the TB germ, to render it harmless. If the person continues to eat right, get enough calcium in his diet, obtain adequate rest, exercise out-ofdoors, and breathe vigorously to keep his lungs in good healthâ€”he will not develop TB, even though the germs are in his lungs. Other related articles: Signs of Tuberculosis Symptoms of Tuberculosis Symptoms and Signs of Tuberculosis A woman's struggle with tuberculosis Pleurisy Symptoms in Adults Pleurisy Symptoms in Children Pleurisy Symptoms in Adults and Children Pleurisy Causes. What causes Pleurisy?
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