Home > Medical > Tuberculosis > FAQs 03 December 2007 When must I suspect TB? The most important symptoms of TB of the lung are: A cough which produces sputum or phlegm, unexplained loss of weight, abnormal sweating at night and tiredness. 0 Pin It Assess Your risk for COPD » Join HIV Talk » Ask CyberDoc » Assess Do you have asthma? » African health in focus World's Most Famous TB Patients The most important symptoms of TB of the lung are: A cough which produces sputum or phlegm and lasts more than 3 weeks, unexplained loss of weight, abnormal sweating at night and tiredness. The person must go immediately to the clinic for a TB test. More in Medical How can I know for certain if I have TB? More: TuberculosisFAQs advertisement Get a quote Selfmed - the one with the apple Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare Medihelp - quality, affordable medical scheme cover Frank.Net - save on life insurance! advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Acne pill benefits outweigh blood clot risk: EU agency Fitness Doping in professional sport Lifestyle Scientists say humans are causing global climate change Medical Nanotechnology to help fight diabetes Diet and nutrition Living near fast-food outlets ups obesity risk Mental health 1 in 5 teens have a mental disorder From our sponsors There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Medihelp’s regional information sessions Superior comfort and support Live healthier Keep your bones healthy » Osteoporosis risk The beauty of bones Ask the expert Osteoporosis facts Here are some interesting facts about the condition that you might not have known: Fight cold and flu » Myths and facts Cold or flu? Where germs hide 15 tips to stay healthy in winter Don't let colds and flu stop you this winter.