To identify tuberculosis at an early stage is quite difficult, because of fatigue, weight loss, fatigue and increased perspiration, loaded with work and household problems people often just don't pay attention. However, early signs of the tuberculosis that way.

Other symptoms of this disease can be easily confused with the common cold or flu. This intermittent fever, prolonged cough, at first dry, then with phlegm in larger lung disease, swollen lymph nodes, pain in muscles and joints.
Tuberculosis can develop not only in lungs but also in other parts of the body, then the cough will not. However, in 90% of cases, the disease strikes it is the respiratory system of a person.

If antiviral drugs do not help and you continue to feel unwell for a long period of time, it is necessary to do chest x-rays and blood tests. The results of these studies, and skin test and Mantoux test, the doctor can diagnose the disease.

Early diagnosis is very important, because in this case the probability of full recovery. TB treatment is complex and prolonged and, at the time it takes at least 6 months at the most mild form of the disease.

You must comply with all instructions of the attending physician, and in any case not to interrupt the treatment before it ends, as it is fraught with complications and emergence of resistant forms of the disease that cure not just.


During the entire course of treatment daily the patient should take 4 to 5 medications. The different components of the drugs effect on the tubercle Bacillus in a variety of ways, allowing you to effectively destroy this tenacious pathogen.
The main drugs include such drugs as "Pyrazinamide", "Rifampicin", "Isoniazid", "Ethambutol" and others.

At high temperature and severe intoxication shown inpatient treatment, in the future, with the normalization condition, the patient may continue treatment as an outpatient. When compensated and subcompensated form of tuberculosis is shown a Spa treatment. One of the best sanatoriums for treatment of tuberculosis is in the Crimea.

Additional treatment

Treatment of tuberkuleza poorly tolerated by the body, therefore during this period it is necessary to maintain its protective function. Patient nutrition must be complete and varied, also need such restorative measures as breathing exercises, physiotherapy, massage, and immunotherapy.