Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

What are the symptom of tuberculosis and how does tuberculosis affect human lungs and what is cure of tuberculosis.

1 Doctor Answered
Hello, tuberculosis, commonly known as tb, is a bacterial infection that can spread through the lymph nodes and bloodstream to any organ in your body. It is most often found in the lungs. Most people who are exposed to tb never develop symptoms because the bacteria can live in an inactive form in the body. Tb is spread from person to person through the air. When people with lung tb cough, sneeze or spit, they propel the tb germs into the air. A person needs to inhale only a few of these germs to become infected. **proper medical treatment under the specialists is necessary to get cured.
1 person found this helpful
Suggestions offered by doctors on Lybrate are of advisory nature i.e., for educational and informational purposes only. Content posted on, created for, or compiled by Lybrate is not intended or designed to replace your doctor's independent judgment about any symptom, condition, or the appropriateness or risks of a procedure or treatment for a given person.