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 What is Tuberculosis ?

 Can I Recover from Tuberculosis ?

- Introduction
- Causes
- Spread
- Receiving
- Treatment
- Better

YES, you will get better if you...

  • take your pills the way your doctor tells you. Do not miss any pills.
  • continue to take your pills, even when you feel better.

The majority of people who have TB are treated at home. The medicine is taken for a long time because it takes months to completely destroy the TB bacteria. In some communities, tuberculosis medicine is delivered to your home by a community health worker or a nursea community health worker or a nurse delivers tuberculosis medicine to your home. This is done through a program called DOT (Directly Observed Therapy).