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Consumption is known today as tuberculosis or TB. It's caused by a bacteria & used to be rare in developed countried until the rise of HIV/AIDS in 1985.

It wasn't discovered that TB was contagious until 1869 (although it's not easy to catch).

SymptomsEdit

  • Cough that last 3 or more weeks and/or coughing up blood
  • Chest pain or pain when breathing or coughing
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Night sweats
  • Chills
  • Loss of appetite

TB can affect other organs then the lungs including the kidneys, spine, or brain.TB 1

Treatment.Edit

  • today patients w/ TB spend months taking antibacterials

Diagnosed withEdit

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