Some of the most common symptoms of tuberculosis (TB) include a cough that lasts more than 3 weeks, a painful sensation in the chest and coughing up blood or sputum from the chest. Tuberculosis is caused by a bacteria an... More »

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People with latent tuberculosis show no symptoms and are not contagious. Those with active TB are contagious and experience various flu-like symptoms, swelling and pain, depending on the location of the infection, accord... More »

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Common symptoms of spinal tuberculosis include back pain, spinal deformities, tenderness of the spine, cold abscesses and paraplegia, according to The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. Someone with spinal tuberculosis may... More »

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The most common symptoms of chronic bronchitis are persistent cough accompanied by yellow, green or blood-specked sputum, extreme tiredness, shortness of breath and low-grade fever, according to Mayo Clinic. Other sympto... More »

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Early symptoms of tuberculosis, or TB, include coughing, chest pain, and expectorating sputum or blood, notes the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A cough lasting more than 3 weeks is a telltale ... More »

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Only a doctor can accurately diagnose asthma, but some common symptoms of the chronic inflammatory disease include a chronic cough, shortness of breathe, wheezing and tightness in the chest, according to the Asthma Socie... More »

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A bad cough lasting over three weeks, coughing up blood, chest pain and fever are some signs of tuberculosis. Other signs include loss of appetite, night sweats, weakness, chills and weight loss, according to the Centers... More »

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