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What is Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious bacterial infection that usually affects the lungs.

What are the Symptoms of Tuberculosis?

Symptoms may include:

  • Fever
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Night sweats
  • A cough that produces bloody sputum

How is Tuberculosis Treated?

Tuberculosis often can be successfully treated with specific antibiotics taken for at least 6 months.