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Symptoms of Tuberculosis (TB) depend on where in the body the TB bacteria are growing. TB bacteria usually grow in the lungs. TB in the lungs may cause:
Children may have different symptoms, such as failure to thrive and lethargy/inactivity.
Make an appointment at the Health Department by calling 630-682-7400 or at your doctor's office for a Tuberculosis (TB) skin test or Interferon-Gamma Release Assays (IGRA) blood test.
If this is your first appointment, please bring any previous skin test results, blood test results, and/or any chest x-rays.