Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Tuberculosis (TB)
Some of the symptoms of tuberculosis (TB)-coughing, fever,
loss of appetite, weight loss, and night sweats-also can occur in other
illnesses that affect the lungs. These illnesses may occur along with TB
Some of these other conditions include:
Recommended Related to Lung Disease/Respiratory Problems
Getting pneumonia after surgery can be quite serious. According to the CDC, studies have suggested that pneumonia acquired in the hospital can be fatal as often as 33% of the time. So you need to make an effort to protect yourself.
Follow your doctor's instructions about not eating or drinking before surgery. Usually, your doctor will tell you not to eat or drink after midnight the night before surgery. You must follow that advice. If you're going under anesthesia and still have food in...