Hi! This is Shees. Today we will talk about treatment of Tuberculosis, its major facts, types, causes symptoms
Tuberculosis is the infectious disease that is caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.
It affects the lung and characterized by the growth of tubercles in the tissue of lungs.
It is also called TB.
It has following types:
Active TB disease:
In this type, bacteria divides and multiply rapidly in different organs.
Latent TB disease:
This type develops no symptoms and remains inactively.
What causes Tuberculosis:
HIV contribution:
The people who suffer from HIV, have suppressed immune system that increases the risk of getting TB.
A person may develop this disease by inhaling the germs.
Sometimes, the antibiotics that used to kill the bacteria incorporate with the strains of that bacteria and
become resistant to antibiotics.
It increases the risk to cause TB.
Travelling in certain areas:
Living or traveling in that areas where this disease is common, may affect you.
=>It is a contagious disease.
It is diagnosed by the following tests:
Treatment of …