Tuberculosis, also known as tuberculosis, young people prone to a chronic infectious disease.
Throughout the year can be the disease, 15-year-old to 35-year-old youth is the high peak age of tuberculosis. Therefore, more young people should pay attention to prevention.
TB is a respiratory infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The majority of patients through the respiratory tract infection. Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the dark and humid environment can survive a few months. When the suffering of patients with active tuberculosis, spitting, the TB can be done with the dispersal of Tanji to four weeks. At any time can infect healthy people. In addition to the body of human hair has almost all the organizations can be infected with tuberculosis, into the intestinal tuberculosis, bone tuberculosis, lymphatic system and so on. Because TB is mainly spread through the respiratory tract, the tuberculosis infection rate higher than in other organs, representing the first human tuberculosis. Suffering from TB, the patient may have fever, night sweats, fatigue, weakness, dry cough, or blood stained sputum, facial flushing, a frail physique and embolism. If not timely and thorough treatment, make the disease become chronic, causing the patient's death.
To prevent the occurrence of tuberculosis, should do the following:
To strengthen health education so that young people understand the hazards and modes of transmission of tuberculosis. Develop a non-spitting good hygiene practices. Sputum of TB patients to be burned or drug disinfected.
To regular medical examination of young people and ensure early discovery, early isolation and early treatment. In addition, but also to infants and young children vaccinated on time to enable the body immunity, reduce the incidence of tuberculosis.
Found to have low-grade fever, night sweats, dry cough, bloody sputum, fatigue, diet to reduce symptoms such as a timely manner to the hospital for examination. After the diagnosis of TB should be treated immediately, while also increasing attention to nutrition, to enhance physical fitness. Whenever they found a timely, thorough treatment, TB is completely curable.