What Actually is Tuberculosis?
Tuberculosis is a disease which, is caused by a specific bacteria (Mycobacterium Tuberculosis) and it is spread through lymph nodes and bloodstream to different parts of human body. This infection generally attacks your lungs. Majority of the victims of tuberculosis do not see clear symptoms as bacteria that cause this disease may live in inactive form in human body. On the other hand, when your immune system becomes weak, like in patients of AIDS, TB bacteria could possibly become active. When TB bacteria become active they can cause death of the affected tissue of your body organs. Active bacteria of tuberculosis are quite dangerous if not treated timely.
What are Symptoms of Tuberculosis?
When we talk about the symptoms of tuberculosis then we should keep in mind that its symptoms generally depend on where its bacteria are developing in your body. The symptoms of this infection may include:
- An irritating and severe cough which, lasts for a month or even persists for more than a month.
- At times continuous pain in your chest is also a sign of TB disease.
- Coughing up blood is a clear sign of tuberculosis and in this situation you should immediately consult a doctor.
- Sometimes weakness or fatigue may be due to tuberculosis.
- Sudden weight loss is also an alarming situation and it is better to have a proper checkup for personal satisfaction in this situation.
- If you are having no or very low appetite then it is also an indication of TB disease.
- Prolonged fever.
Possible Causes of Tuberculosis:
TB is caused by a bacterium named as mycobacterium tuberculosis. It has been observed that the bacteria which, are responsible for this infection spread from one person to another via microscopic drops liberated into the air. These bacteria enter into the air when a person who is suffering from this disease coughs, talks, sneezes, spits, or shouts.
Tuberculosis is a transferable disease, and normally people become the victim of this infectious disease through a person whom they are living with. Many people receive this disease from their office or college fellows. Patients with active tuberculosis are not harmful for others if they have got proper treatment for about half a month.
How is TB diagnosed?
Tuberculosis is diagnosed with the help of a skin test or tuberculosis blood test.
When the symptoms of tuberculosis are revealed and you are looking for a test to diagnose the disease then your doctor will carry out the test by injecting the minute quantity of a liquid known as tuberculin into your skin. He might ask you to visit him again within two or three days so that he may check whether a bump was developed in the area where the fluid was injected or not. He would take the measurement of the bump and would give you his findings about the test. If your test is positive then it means you have become the victim of tuberculosis bacteria.
The blood test that is carried out to diagnose this disease identifies how our immune system responds to the bacteria which is responsible for the infection and the positive result of this test indicates that you are affected with this problem. Then some more tests like X-rays and coughed up mucus will be taken to confirm the disease.
Homeopathic Treatment of Tuberculosis in Pakistan
If you are living in Pakistan or in any other country, Dr. Sabeel is there to treat your TB problem through effective homeopathic medicines. The treatment is painless and safe and there is no need to take heavy anti-biotic medicines for months or years. There are lots of medicines available in homeopathy that can be helpful for the treatment of tuberculosis. Here we are giving a list of some of the effective remedies for the treatment of TB.
- Calcarea carbonica.
- Calcarea phosphorica
- Calcarea iodata
- Tuberculinum or Bacillinum
- Nitric acid