Intestinal tuberculosis: Intestinal tuberculosis affects people of all ages, but young and middle-aged people are more prone to infection. In addition, diabetes and HIV positive patients also start the infection. According to a report by OnlyMyHealth.com published in the Daily Jagran, vomiting and lower abdominal pain can be symptoms of intestinal TB.
Experts say the disease is also caused by exposure to infected chin, food contaminated by TB bacteria and reaching the intestines due to TB infection of the lungs. According to the report, intestinal TB can affect any part of the digestive system and in most cases it affects the small and large intestines. Intestinal TB is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis.
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Intestinal TB symptoms are less common than other TB infections, the report said. This is why there are occasional delays in its detection. In fact, intestinal TB is like normal TB and it is easily treated, but the intestines are badly damaged due to the delay in treatment.
In fact, due to intestinal TB infection, food digestion problems occur and digestion is impaired. For this reason, the body does not get the necessary nutrients from food and the body begins to weaken, as well as lose weight.
Persistent mild fever is also a symptom of TB, the report said. For this reason, many times at night there is a feeling of too much heat and then a lot of sweating. If there is persistent mild fever and night sweats, do not ignore it at all and consult a doctor.
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Changes in eating habits
The intestines help in digestion of food. If you have intestinal TB, your eating habits may change. Appetite may be reduced. There may be disturbance towards food.
Persistent mild abdominal pain
Because of intestinal TB, many people complain that they have a slight pain in the abdomen. Sometimes this pain can be less or sometimes more. In addition to this, the affected person also has the problem of constipation. Due to which there are complaints of gas and indigestion.
Severe abdominal cramps are a clear symptom of intestinal TB and cannot be ignored. Abdominal cramps can occur occasionally and sometimes it can also be felt as severe pain around the navel.
Diarrhea and vomiting
Diarrhea is the most significant symptom of intestinal TB. One out of every three people with intestinal TB disease has diarrhea. One of the main symptoms is nausea or vomiting. Some of these patients start feeling nauseous after eating food, while others feel nauseous even after drinking water.
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