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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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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Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that can spread throughout the body from the lymph nodes and through the bloodstream, according to WebMD. If it becomes symptomatic, tuberculosis can kill the tissue of infected orga... More »

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Common symptoms of tuberculosis include fatigue and weakness, fever, chills or night sweats, and a cough with thick, cloudy or bloody mucus for more than two weeks, according to WebMD. Patients with tuberculosis may also... More »

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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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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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Symptoms of tuberculosis include a loss of appetite, unplanned weight loss, coughing for three or more weeks or chest pain when coughing or breathing, according to Mayo Clinic. Some people with tuberculosis may experienc... More »

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