Similar Conditions

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TUBERCULOSIS SIMILAR CONDITIONS

All individuals with cough do not have TB. Only those individuals who have cough for more than 3 weeks or cough out blood in their sputum should be screened for TB or the following diseases :

  • Pneumonia
  • Lung abscess
  • Cancer
  • Heart failure
  • Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Fungal diseases – Aspergillosis