Tuberculosis

Symptoms

  • A cough that lasts two weeks or more, especially if you cough up fluid or blood comes from your lungs when you cough
  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Night sweats
  • Loss of appetite

Many of these symptoms can be confused with other illnesses. If you have these symptoms, or if you think you might have TB, see you doctor.

References: 

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2014). Canadian Tuberculosis Standards, 7th Edition. Retrieved from http://www.respiratoryguidelines.ca/sites/all/files/Canadian_TB_Standard...
Tuberculosis (TB) and Tobacco Smoking. (2010). Retrieved July 21, 2014 from http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tbpc-latb/fa-fi/tbtobacco-tabag-eng.php

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