Tuberculosis And Covid-19

Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection primarily affecting an individual's respiratory system. And so is covid-19, though it is caused by the coronavirus. But when tuberculosis and coronavirus hit someone at the same time, the prognosis is bad. For someone already suffering from tuberculosis, Covid-19 weakens the lungs furthermore making the situation worse. Moreover, the tuberculosis treatment regimen may also get interrupted.

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I have been experiencing intermittent cough during night or when exposed to cold temperatures after COVID infection. Is it a matter of concern?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a fever recently and found my COVID results to be positive. Now no more COVID, but I have an intermittent cough, especially at night or when I am exposed to cold temperatures. So I went for HRCT chest. Please find my report and give suggestions. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from cough, especially at night. According to the HRCT (high-resolution computed tomography) of the Chest, your reports (attachment removed to protect patient's i...  Read Full »

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