How can tuberculosis affect your life? How is it treated?

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Mudassir Ali 9 months 1 Answer 153 views

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  1. Several symptoms of TBC are lose weight, cough (blood cough), sweat at night. From that very common symptoms the patient will fill easy to exhausted, losing weight in a very short of time (e.g. 7 kg in 1 month), and sometime we can have insomnia disorder bcs of sweating and coughing badly at night.

    While the patient take the medicine, it will come up several side effects. Bcs the medicine that the patient take contain antibiotic and 2–3 others medicine that should be consumed 2–3 times a day for 6–12 months in a row. Besides the patients should take routine check up such as rontgen (thorak x-ray) and blood check.

    From those big amounts of medicine and medication habit, it will affect the patient both phisically and mentally along the months. One of them such as tired of consuming medicine or being lazy to take those all, too sensitive emotionally and become more vulnarable, and so on. It could also possible cause others early physicall effects such as spleen degradative function (bcs consuming medicine in long period of time) or effect of x-ray radiation. Furthermore, it could also lead to social effect bcs the patient know that the disease is infectious disease that he/she couldnt stay too long talking with people bcs afraid of coughing (since the trasmission through her/his sputum).

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