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can you tell me how tuberculosis progress over time?

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Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
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Without treatment: without treatment,Without treatment, active TB can cause serious complications, such as: •Pockets or cavities that form in the lungs. These damaged areas may cause bleeding in the lungs or may become infected with other bacteria and form pockets of pus (abscesses). •A hole that forms between nearby airways in the lungs. •Difficulty breathing because of blocked airways. TB can be fatal.
Answered on Jul 10, 2017

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