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Tuberculosis: An Insight into Unknown 

It is one of the most dangerous and widely spread diseases in the whole world. There are a lot of people who consider it just a chronic infection but it does a lotto the human body. It is a type of chronic infection which is caused by tubercle bacilli. Though the patients of tuberculosis can easily be found in the whole world it is highly prevalent in developing countries. 

The main target of this disease is lungs and results in pulmonary tuberculosis. Though the primary target is lungs it also affects the skin, lymph glands, joints, bones, meninges of the brain, intestines and other known and unknown tissues of the human body. 

How the disease spreads? 

Droplet Infection: 

When an infectious person expels the droplets in the form of sneezing, coughing or saliva and the same droplets inhaled by the healthy person, tuberculosis happens. 


Not only an infectious person can spread this infection, but the microorganisms can enter into the human body from the discharges on the floor such as dried sputum. These dried particles get converted into fine particles. These fine particles get mixed with the dust and inhaled by the people around it, infection happens. 

Handling the Infectious: 

This type of spread usually happens in hospitals or at home. When a healthy person handles all the discharges (Including sputum) of an infectious person, tuberculosis spreads. 

Direct Contact: 

It is another major cause of the spread of this infection. Do not come in direct or close contact with the infectious person. 

Signs and Symptoms: 

  • Night Sweating 
  • Loss of Weight
  • Chest Pain 
  • Rapid Pulse with Slight Palpitation
  • Raised Body Temperature, Especially in the Evening 
  • Excessive Sweating 
  • The Peculiar Odor from Breathe 


It is one of the most important things and if you see any one of the above-mentioned symptoms, consult your doctor as soon as possible. Though there are several investigations for determining tuberculosis in the human body one of the well know, the quick and easier one is onsite TB testing. After injecting the tuberculin in the body, an allergic reaction happens which confirms the existence of tuberculosis in the human body. 

Not only for individual purposes, but it can also be used for groups. A huge number of wellness centres offer this facility to the people. One can easily browse for and get the diagnosis at the doorstep.