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tuberculosis
 

Tuberculosis (TB) is a life-threatening infection that primarily affects your lungs.

 
Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

 

  • a cough - lasting three or more weeks
  • unintended weight loss
  • fatigue
  • slight fever
  • night sweats
  • hills
  • loss of appetite
  • pain with breathing or coughing
 
Causes

Causes may include:

 

  • exposure to the bacterium mycobacterium tuberculosis
 
Treatments

Treatments may include:

 

  • medication
Specialties
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  • pulmonology

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