If tuberculosis is not treated properly, it can pose serious health complications. It not only affects the lungs but also various other organs of the body.
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease which leads to numerous health complications. It attacks the body’s immune system by affecting the B cells and T cells of the immune system.
As tuberculosis weakens the immune systems, it makes the body vulnerable to respiratory problems, bone infections, kidney failure and heart failure. The complications can vary from a mild pain to multiple organ failure. Some of the complications related to tuberculosis are:
Tuberculosis is not limited to lungs, but it affects other body parts as well. It’s always advisable to complete the course of tuberculosis treatment as leaving it in the middle makes the bacteria resistant against antibiotics. These mutated bacteria cause serious health complications. A proper diagnosis followed by a proper treatment regimen can protect a person from tuberculosis complications.
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