Treatment For Tuberculosis?
Is it unnatural when tuberculosis in the left lung? what causes and what happens?
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Tuberculosis (TB / TB) is a disease caused by bacterial infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The most common location for this bacterial infection is the lung, but the infection can also affect almost all organs. Common symptoms of pulmonary TB include long cough (2 weeks or more), heavy sweating especially at night, weight loss, and long-standing fever
Supporting tests that are useful for establishing TB diagnosis are sputum (sputum) smear (acid-resistant bacteria). This examination was carried out with 3 samples of sputum, namely sputum when, sputum morning, and sputum when. In addition, chest x-ray examination can also support the examination of patients suspected of having TB. The infiltrate / cloaking is an example of the findings on a chest radiograph that shows the presence of active pulmonary TB lesions.
After the diagnosis of pulmonary TB is established by the doctor, the patient will need to undergo TB treatment in the form of using a combination of anti-TB drugs. This drug is given every day regularly for at least 6 months. If this treatment is taken regularly until it is complete, the lump will be cured of TB.
You are advised to immediately consult a doctor who treats you about the results of chest x-rays that have been made. X-rays are supporting examinations whose interpretation requires patient clinical information obtained by the doctor through history taking and physical examination.
At home, you are advised to get adequate rest, eat a balanced nutritious meal, wear a mask when coughing, keep your mouth shut when sneezing / coughing, and not expel phlegm / spit carelessly. Also make sure the air circulation and sunlight in your home are good. To enrich your horizons, you can read articles about TB. Thus information from us. Hopefully always healthy. May be useful.