Friday, November 16

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Tuberculosis: The Dreaded Disease | Symptoms & Diagnosis

Tuberculosis: The Dreaded Disease | Symptoms & Diagnosis

Symptoms & Treatment
Tuberculosis: The Dreaded Disease | Symptoms & Diagnosis Tuberculosis (TB) of the lungs is a transmittable infection caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis can spread to other parts of the body including brain and spine. Tuberculosis has been a leading cause of death all around the world; however today most of the patients are cured with antibiotics. It takes a long time to heal tuberculosis and a person may have to take medications up to 6-9 months or more. Tuberculosis can be spread through air, it spreads when we breathe in the released germs and we can get infected. Though tuberculosis is transmittable, it is not that easy to catch it. The germs usually grow very slowly. Sometimes when we spend a lot of our time with the person who has TB, those ge...
Bronchitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Bronchitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Symptoms & Treatment
Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Bronchitis When there is irritation of the lining of your bronchial tubes that carry air back and forth from your lungs, its called bronchitis generally people who have bronchitis, cough up thick mucus, which can be discolored. The irritations on the lining of the bronchial tubes are caused to due various viruses such as flu and some bacteria’s. Bronchitis may possibly be either acute or chronic. If recently you have had a cold that may have turned into a cough then you might have an acute bronchitis where as if your cough is producing persistent mucus that lasts longer than 3 months or more then it might be a chronic bronchitis. Acute bronchitis is a shorter illness which may be known as cold or viral infection which lasts only for a few days