Loss of weight in tuberculosis. is a serious infectious disease. After the appearance of early symptoms of HIV infection in men and women, approximately in a year, almost 50% people suffer from tuberculosis. Men and women with a weak immune system are very much prone to this disease (patients with HIV infection or AIDS, elderly people, and children of young age after serious illness). It is very easy to get infected with tuberculosis because it is an air-borne disease (transmitted through air). According to statistics, AIDS and HIV infection is one of the main causes for increase of tuberculosis in the world. Sometimes at the last stage of AIDS other infections (opportunistic) also appear which may affect the lungs: pneumocystis and cytomegalovirus pneumonia, Kaposi’s sarcoma.

Loss of weight in tuberculosis