Tuberculosis TB Symptoms Causes & Diet Help

App score: 58/100 About the Orcha review

Tuberculosis is an infectious and contagious disease that usually affects the lungs but can also affect other parts of the body like brain(meningitis), lever & kidneys, bones etc.

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Platform: Android

Cost: Entirely Free

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Chest Infection

Description

Tuberculosis is an infectious and contagious disease that usually affects the lungs but can also affect other parts of the body like brain(meningitis), lever & kidneys, bones etc. The Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacterium causes TB. It spreads through the air when a person with TB (whose lungs are affected) coughs, sneezes, spits, laughs, or talks. Tb can affect both children as well as adults.

Tuberculosis could be Latent and active.
* In Latent TB - bacteria remain in the body in an inactive state. They cause no symptoms and are not contagious, but they can become active later.

* In Active TB - bacteria cause symptoms and can be transmitted to others.

People with compromised or weak immune system are at higher risk of developing active tuberculosis. Common symptoms of tuberculosis could be:-
* Persistent coughing, sometimes with mucus or blood
* Chills
* poor growth in children
* swollen glands
* Fatigue
* Fever
* Loss of weight
* Loss of appetite
* Night sweats
* Fast breathing

In this, Tuberculosis TB Symptoms Causes & Diet Help, we have tried compiling information on causes symptoms types risk factors of tuberculosis. It also includes diet tips and general prevention tips to avoid infection.
proper medication and care can help cure tuberculosis.


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App score: 58/100

More details

Reviewed on: 29 January 2018 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
Data Collection

Because this App doesn't collect Data there is minimal risk to your privacy and confidentiality from the use of this App.

Professional Assurance

It wasn't clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It wasn't clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End User Capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App is entirely free to use.


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