World Tuberculosis (TB) Day – 24 MARCH 2021

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease which is caused by the bacteria called mycobacterium tuberculosis,

It mainly affects your lungs and can involve other parts of the body too. On this occasion of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day On 24 MARCH 2021, Dr. Vaseem Choudhary helps you with Causes, Stages and  Signs and Symptoms, Medical Treatment, and Alternatives for Tuberculosis. Let’s go into deep information.


  • Bacteria named mycobacterium tuberculin
  • Low immune system
  • Excessive alcohol
  • Tobacco
  • Malnutrition
  • Close contact with an affected person having tuberculosis
  • Treatments that weakens our immune system like chemotherapy
  • Poor diet

Stages of Tuberculosis:

  • Primary tuberculosis:

This is the stage when bacteria first enters your body, people who persist good immunity does not show any symptoms but an individual with low immunity may have fever along with pulmonary infection.

  • Latent tuberculosis:

The bacteria in your body is diagnosed through tests but still remains inactive.

  • Active stage:

At this point of time bacteria is active and also have a tendency to multiply.

Signs and Symptoms: 

  • Cough for more than 20 days
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Fever
  • Malaise
  • Night sweats
  • Haemoptysis
  • Chills
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Generalized body aches
  • Enlarged lymph nodes


  • Mantoux tuberculin skin test
  • Tuberculin blood test
  • Sputum tests
  • X-ray chest
  • CT scan

The most common TB drugs are:

  • Isoniazid
  • Rifampin
  • Ethambutol
  • Pyrazinamide

But sometimes it’s observed that these drugs often show side effects such as nausea ,vomiting ,dark urine ,loss of appetite so people often search for conventional. If you any concerns about your health issue, Consult with Best Homeopathic Doctor in PuneDr. Vaseem Choudhary at Homeo Care Clinic, Pune.