Danger Signals

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TUBERCULOSIS DANGER SIGNALS

  • Coughing out large amounts of blood resulting in shock (i.e. fall in blood pressure with a rise in pulse rate).
  • Sudden onset of breathlessness.
  • Re-appearance of fever and worsening of symptoms.
  • Unexplained weight loss after starting the treatment.
  • If the patient experiences the following symptoms while on treatment:
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Jaundice
    • Skin rash
    • Deafness
    • Dizziness
    • Decreased urination
    • Diminished vision
    • Seizures / convulsions