All about TB
Do I have TB?
Find out about the symptoms of TB, and what to do if you think you might have the illness.
What is TB?
TB can affect any part of the body, although only TB of the lungs or throat is infectious.
Getting tested for TB
If your doctor thinks you might have TB they will refer you to a clinic for tests.
TB treatment takes at least six months. This makes sure you are completely clear of the illness.
What is latent TB?
If you have latent TB it means that TB bacteria are 'asleep' in your body and may 'wake up' at some point.