Bilquis, 49 years of age came to Behbud center with complains of cough, fever, decreased appetite for 4 weeks.She had previously been to JPMC but her condition did not improve .

We advised her to get investigations done, which included sputum for AFB, blood CP and a chest X Ray.

Her sputum showed positive for tuberculosis and X-ray indicated infection in the left upper Zone of the lung.

She was started on Anti tubercular treatment for 6 months as per the guidelines of National T.B control program.

At the end of the 6 month, bilquis showed dramatic improvement. There is considerable weight gain, her fever and cough have subsided . Her investigations were all clear of tuberculosis.

She looks happy, healthy and eager to return to normal life .