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"What is the disease called Tuberculosis? How is it spread? What kind of people are attached with these disease? what pathogen causes these disease? which continent is full of this disease? why of that reason?"

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    A 24 years year old female asked:
    3 years ago
    What is the disease called Tuberculosis? How is it spread? What kind of people are attached with these disease? what pathogen causes these disease? which continent is full of this disease? why of that reason?
    Dr. Adedayo A answered:
    3 years ago
    Hello madam .A lot of questions....Tuberculosis is disease caused my the buy called mycobacterium tuberculosis. ..Basically it's spread by breathing in the organsm which most of us already have...However our mine system contains the infection mainly in the lungs. ..Unfortunately in cases where immune system becomes weak such as mainly HIV/AIDS. .but it's not limited to only hiv/aids patients..The infection is reactivated...causing cough, coughing up blood, night sweats and weight loss ...hence you want to avoid close contact with people with tb who are coughing. ...It can also affect the tummy and spine and some.other parts of the body but not as common as the chest .its common in some parts of Africa(e.g NIGErIa)and ASIA(e.g India) You can always get more information from.the nhs website or patient.co.uk. ..cheers
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