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Children's symptoms of pulmonary tuberculosis

Updated: Friday, Mar 26,2010, 3:26:49 PM
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Childhood tuberculosis disease because the TB bacilli, the Department of Mycobacterium genus.
How to guard against a child contracted tuberculosis
1, family member or close contact with relatives, neighbors, suffering from tuberculosis, especially lactating mothers suffering from open pulmonary tuberculosis, it shall as soon as possible to a specialist hospital for an examination the child zone.

2. Most of the symptoms of childhood tuberculosis is not typical, but as long as careful observation, is not no rules to follow. It is reported that: Children suffering from TB, 40% of cough. Shortness of breath. Hoarseness and other respiratory symptoms; a 30% -60% in the incidence of Lu period is high fever, or irregular low heat; a 12% indigestion occurs. Loss of appetite; around 10% of the children are crying easily, lack of energy, poor sleep and other symptoms. Therefore, if the child for more than a week the above-mentioned symptoms, they should think of the possibility of suffering from tuberculosis.

3, children suffering from tuberculosis, most of them associated with lymphadenopathy, especially in the neck lymph nodes were more common. If the child has the above symptoms, while in the neck, submandibular, axillary, etc. touched isolated or suffering from bead-like swelling of the lymph nodes, then the more likely suffering from tuberculosis should be immediately to the specialist hospital for examination and treatment.

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