Does Tuberculosis Affect other Organs as well?

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

A guy I found on a dating app took his condom off during sex. He came outside but could I get pregnant?

What foods to eat to prevent Anemia?

How to support someone suffering from TB?

How can you stop TB from re-occurring?

What is Latent TB?

What is Active TB?

How to get tested for TB?

What is Tuberculosis?

Is Tuberculosis Genetic?

Please change the text to this: You can call our helpline where you will get judgement-free, purely confidential counselling and support to your queries on any topics addressed in MTV Nishedh. Click to call directly or you can select from the options below.