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How does tuberculosis affect the respiratory system

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Multiple: Primary TB is usually manifested by fever with few or no pulmonary symptoms. Chest xrays may show lymph node enlargement, fluid in the chest or infilt... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
An upper respiratory: Infection can cause inflammation in the respiratory system and bronchospasm. That can lead to a productive cough, difficulties breathing, and pneumoni... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Immunity: It protects us and can also be a major player in the inflammatory pathway or autoimmune disease.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ebola Virus: A person with Ebola infection may develop cough, chest pain, hemoptysis (coughing up blood), respiratory distress as well as Interstitial pneumonia a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Healthy food: Has a positive impact on all organ systems. If you are overweight they can help you loose weight and perhaps breathe more easily. If you have a resp... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
Yes: Pneumonia is not very common but very enlarged tonsils can rarely cause difficulty breathing.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Cardiology 34 years experience
Fluid : If the heart fails it allows blood and fluids to build up in the lungs causing difficulty breathing thus the term "congestion".
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
Cardiology 19 years experience
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath or dyspnea can be a symptom of the respiratory system or from coronary disease. Heart disease can make it more difficult to breath... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
36 years experience
Give you O2: Without oxygen you are dead in 40 secunds.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
Pulmonology 36 years experience
The lungs: The respiratory system starts at the nose; tthis is the airwa or series of tubes that deliver the oxygen to the lungs in the lungs at the alveoli gas... Read More