Symptoms depend on where in the body the TB bacteria are growing. TB bacteria usually grow in the lungs. TB in the lungs may cause symptoms such as:

  • A persistent cough that lasts two weeks or longer
  • Chest Pain
  • Coughing up blood or sputum (phlegm from deep inside the lungs)

Other symptoms of active TB disease are:

  • Weakness or fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • No appetite
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Sweating at night