Tuberculosis TB Symptoms Causes & Diet Help
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.
Cost: Entirely Free
First released: 10 August 2017
Last updated: 13 August 2019
Latest version: 1.5
Developer: Kaveri Tyagi
Condition(s) this app helps
- Chest Infection
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
* poor growth in children
* swollen glands
* 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.
Reviewed on: 29 January 2018 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)
- General Information
Because this App doesn't collect Data there is minimal risk to your privacy and confidentiality from the use of this App.
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.
It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.
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.
The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.
The App is entirely free to use.
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