With the exception of tuberculosis, mycobacterium infections are uncommon. Typically, this bacteria does not tend to cause infection in healthier people. However, this is not the case for those with a weakened immune system. This makes Mycobacterium Infections a higher risk for those suffering with HIV/AIDS.
- High fever
- Rapid, unintentional weight loss
- Joint and bone pain
- Shortness of breath
- Skin lesions
Symptoms typically differ with each patient which is why it’s important to consult a physician who will work with you to meet your individual needs. To discuss your health with Dr. Mike Czarnecki, "The Lung Doc", please call us at (423) 710-3864 or schedule your appointment online.