JASON G. 3rd 3-26-14

What is Tubercuosis ?

Tubercuiosis also called TB is an infectous bacterial disease characterized by the growth of nocdules {tubercles} in the tissues.It can effect any part of the body but mostly the lungs.


How does TB effect a persons life ?

TB can effect a persons life in many ways, here they are. a presistent cough,constant fatigue,weight loss,loss of apatite,fever,coughing up blood,and night sweats.


Cures of Tuberculosis

The most common cures for tb infection are a daily dose of a drug called isonazid for 6 to 9 months.But if you have tb disease you will have to have a combanation of several drugs for 6 to 12 months and may have to stay in the hospital for a short period of time.

Causes of TB

"TB is spread when a person with an active TB infection in their lungs coughs or sneezes and someone else inhales the expelled droplets containing TB bacteria"

How does Smoking have an effect on TB

the more that you smoke the more chance you have of giting TB and people who smoke usualy have it worse than non smokers.