Search Questions
Search Results for "tuberculosis"
164 Results found
1 year ago
Does tuberculosis affect eyes?
74 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
Yes. Tuberculosis infection can affect eyes. Ocular TB or eye TB can cause blurry vision, redness, light sensitivity, headache, and eye floaters.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
5 people found this useful
1 year ago
Does tuberculosis cause infertility?
42 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
Yes. Tuberculosis of the female genital tract may cause infertility.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
1 people found this useful
1 year ago
Does tuberculosis cause cancer?
64 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
TB occurring after cancer treatment is common since the immunity is usually low after chemotherapy. However, tuberculosis has also been linked to pulmonary (lung) cancer. It is possible that inflammation that occurs during tuberculosis may cause DNA damage and lead to cancer.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
6 people found this useful
1 year ago
Is tuberculosis a viral disease?
64 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
No. Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection usually caused by a bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
10 people found this useful
1 year ago
Is tuberculosis genetic?
66 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
No. Tuberculosis is NOT genetic. It is caused by a bacterial infection.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
3 people found this useful
1 year ago
Does tuberculosis recur?
31 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
Yes. Tuberculosis may recur. The chances of recurrence is high if the initial treatment is not completed properly (relapse). A person may also get infected with the TB bacteria again (re-infection).
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
2 people found this useful
1 year ago
Does tuberculosis have a vaccine?
44 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
Yes. BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guerin) is a vaccine for tuberculosis. It is given to infants in countries where the incidence of TB is high.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
9 people found this useful
1 year ago
Is tuberculosis a waterborne disease?
35 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
No. Tuberculosis is an air-borne disease that spreads through small droplets released into the air by a person suffering from pulmonary TB.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
6 people found this useful
1 year ago
Does tuberculosis spread by kissing?
98 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
No. Tuberculosis does not spread by kissing. It also do NOT spread by shaking hands, sharing food or drink, or even by sharing toothbrush.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
8 people found this useful
1 year ago
Does tuberculosis spread?
53 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
Yes. Tuberculosis is contagious. It spreads through small droplets released into the air by a person suffering from pulmonary TB. Being in close contact with a person suffering from TB may expose you to the infection. If you feel you have been exposed to the infection, talk to your doctor immediately.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
10 people found this useful
1 year ago
Is tuberculosis a chronic disease?
40 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
Yes. Tuberculosis is a chronic disease with a latent stage. The symptoms get worse with time if not treated.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
10 people found this useful
1 year ago
Does tuberculosis cause skin rashes?
71 Views
1 Answer
1 year ago
Yes. Tuberculosis may cause red rashes on the lower part of the legs which may be lumpy or ulcerated.
The information given above is for Tuberculosis (Tb) which is the active ingredient of Tuberculosis (Tb).
4 people found this useful

Page 1

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
+91
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine and all labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.