Tuberculosis - TB

Tuberculosis is a contagious disease that is transmitted from person to person through coughing and breathing in airborne droplets that contain bacteria. TB primarily affects the lungs but can affect any part of the body. Dr. Indu Bubna is a TB specialist in Malad, Mumbai, and has vast experience in managing tuberculosis cases.

Signs and Symptoms

  • Fever
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Coughing up blood
  • Coughing lasts two or more weeks
  • Chest Pain
  • Pain with breathing
  • Pain with coughing


Dr Indu Bubna Tuberculosis Specialist in Malad, Mumbai will confirm the diagnosis after doing certain tests like

  • Sputum genexpert ultra
  • Sputum TB culture
  • LPA Hains Tests
  • Chest Xray
  • CT scan of Chest
  • USG neck for lymph nodes in neck


  • Regular Regimen - 6 Months
  • Pulmonary + Abdominal Tb Regimen - 9 Months
  • Disseminated Tb Regimen - 1 Year
  • H Monoresistance Regimen - 6 to 9 Months
  • Shorter Regimen (RR) - 9 to 11 Months
  • Longer Regimen - 2 Years