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what is tuberculosis?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
MycobacteriumTubercu: Tuberculosis is an infection by a bacteria MycobacteriumTuberculi Most of the time it affects Lungs but can infect other organs like Lymph Glands,kidneys and the spine.It can really affect other organs rarely bones,brain and Gastrointinal System Needs to be treated with multiple antibiotics for several months And it is very contagious
Answered on Apr 1, 2015

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