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Tuberclosis

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The Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) has been running a USAID-Supported Project on TB Acrros four state – Asam, Bihar, Karnataka and Telangana.

What is Tuberclosis ? (TB)

Tuberclosis (TB) is a bacterial infection that spreads thought tiny dropets from the coughs or sneezes of an infected person.

It mainly affects the lungs, but it can affect any part of the body.

TB is a potentially serious condition, and ccan be cured with the right antibiotics.

Symptoms of TB

  1. Presistent cough that lasts more then 3 weeks and usually brings up phlegm, which may be bloody
  2. Weight Loss.
  3. Night sweats.
  4. High Temprature
  5. Triedness and fatigue
  6. Loss of appetite.

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