There Are No Symptoms Of TB But The Lab Results Show TB Infection?
I want to ask, I did a check-up and on my chest radiograph there was a pulmonary TB infection, but I didn’t feel any symptoms but it was scalable … how to handle it, thanks
Pulmonary TB is quite common and can infect everyone. TB is transmitted through respiratory air or through saliva splashes. TB can cause symptoms such as coughing up phlegm for more than 2 weeks, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, chest pain, fever, excessive sweating at night, and can be accompanied by coughing up blood.
TB is not always symptomatic, and sometimes it can occur in people who appear healthy. If you do MCU without symptoms, then usually if you get TB spots, the doctor will carry out further checks such as sputum examination to ascertain whether your TB is active or not. In addition, if indeed the doctor's physical examination found symptoms of tuberculosis, the doctor could have directly provided TB treatment.
Therefore, to determine the right treatment or next step, it is recommended that you do a direct examination to the specialist in internal medicine, so that the doctor can examine your situation further.
It is recommended that you not expel phlegm carelessly. Use a mask when outside the home. consumption of nutritious food. Avoid taking any medication without a doctor's prescription. enough rest.
The following article you can read about tuberculosis
may be useful. thank you