Tuberculosis is a common infectious disease and according to current estimates, about one third of the world's population is currently infected with TB. It is a major cause of illness and death in the developing countries, especially in Africa and Asia. Many people with the disease have non-specific signs and symptoms.
Consult your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms suggestive of some significant medical problem:
These are some symptoms, which may be observed in tuberculosis. Having these symptoms does not mean that you have tuberculosis. Similar symptoms may be present in many other diseases. Your doctor can diagnose the cause of your symptoms and treat them accordingly.
Consult a doctor immediately if you have any of the following symptoms:
Who to consult
Health professionals, who can be consulted, if you think you have symptoms suggestive of TB:
When to consult if you are diagnosed with TB
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