Dry husky cough and infection in the lungs are the symptoms of _______

Dry husky cough and infection in the lungs are the symptoms of tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB)

It is a contagious infection caused by a type of bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It usually gets affected in the lungs and other parts of the body like the brain and spine. Tuberculosis is caused by bacteria that spread through the air, just like a cold or the flu. When someone who has TB coughs, sneezes, talks, laughs or sings, they release tiny droplets that contain the germs. If you breathe in these germs, you can get them.

Symptoms of tuberculosis

  • A cough that lasts more than 3 weeks
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing up blood
  • Feeling tired all the time.
  • Night sweats
  • Chills Fever Loss of appetite

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