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Does tuberculosis cause weight loss?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Yes

Any chronic illness cause weight loss including tuberculosis.

In brief: Yes

Any chronic illness cause weight loss including tuberculosis.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Tuberculosis (TB) causes weight loss, but not early in the disease.
Since a person can catch TB germs and have them inside his body for many years before starting to have symptoms, he may not have weight loss until the disease becomes "active" later.

In brief: Yes

Tuberculosis (TB) causes weight loss, but not early in the disease.
Since a person can catch TB germs and have them inside his body for many years before starting to have symptoms, he may not have weight loss until the disease becomes "active" later.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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