The answer is YES.
TB is caused by a bacteria which is passed through droplets in the air usually when a person with Active TB Coughs and sneezes.
Pulmonary TB infection generally affects the lungs. However, it can also spread to the lymph nodes. It can affect the spine, brain and kidneys.
The symptoms vary depending on which organ is infected.
For Pulmonary TB – when the lung is infected (most common) then one of the symptoms are coughing for over three weeks.
But, if the kidney is affected then you may urinate blood. If it is the neck then you may have swollen glands and pain in the joints or even headaches.
If you want more information about TB, getting tested and treatment you can call the toll free helpline 1800116666