World Tuberculosis Day 24th March or World TB Day

On 24th March World Tuberculosis Day marked each year. World Health Organization (WHO) initiated World Tuberculosis Day. This Day is one of the eight official days of Global Public Health Day. World Health Organization (WHO) also initiated other important days like World Health Day, World Immunization Week, World Blood Donor Day, World Hepatitis Day, World Malaria Day, World Aids Day and World No Tobacco Day. The great aim behind marked these important days is to share the important knowledge about the diseases and also give the important advice through the medical experts and Specialists.

What is Tuberculosis?

Almost million of people suffered in TB and most of them lost their lives due to this disease. What is Tuberculosis? Dr Robert Koch discovered the causes of TB.  TB is an infection and this infection is caused by bacteria. These bacteria affected on Lungs and it is caused of Tuberculosis. TB caused by bacteria and it can spread from person to person it is due to the microscopic droplets and these droplets released in to the air.

Tuberculosis affected on lungs

Symptoms of Tuberculosis

When a person affected by Tuberculosis its symptoms are starts showing. The symptoms of TB are coughing, coughing up blood or phlegm, Fever, Chills, Chest pain, Chest pain with breathing, Fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, Loss of appetite.

symtomps of TB cough and fever

Treatment of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a curable disease. Treatment of TB is most essential if a person affected by this disease than he or she should gain the best treatment cause if the treatment isn’t proper or regular than it brings the dangerous result in the face of death. The treatment of this disease takes much longer time but the patient have to complete the duration of treatment because if the treatment stop in the mid or at any stage than the bacteria that caused for the TB again starts growing. The patient should take antibiotics or medicine for at least six to nine months. In the recent research doctors and specialists suggests the treatment that based on short term, they suggested four months instead of nine months.

treatment for TB

World Tuberculosis Day Message

World Tuberculosis Day message is very important because this day is marked for those people who are affected by TB. On World TB Day events and special camps are held to give the free suggestions and to advice the people about this disease, the aim for marked this day is to spread the awareness about TB.  On this day many healthful tips are given by the experts and the most important thing is that a person who affected by TB give them moral support and encourage the patient for the long term treatment he is facing.  Show the love care and encourage them.

World Tb day message

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