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what is the disease that satine has in Moulin Rouge?
You know, when she coughs up blood and is short of breath...what disease is that?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Tuberculosis is a disease in which the lungs are attacked by a bacteria. The bacteria causes an infection and basically eats away at the lining in the lungs. This is what causes the coughing and the blood.
If it goes untreated, TB can kill you. The person sort of drowns. It's an airbourne bacteria, which means if you around someone with TB and they cough, sneeze, or even breathe in your direction, then you can get it.
The best thing these days is that TB is completely curable through a series of antibiotics.
- 1 decade ago
Satine had Tuberculosis, which is basically when your lung gets infected very badly, but it also can attack other parts of the body.
On a sidenote, Moulin Rouge was such a great movie! My eyes were like fire hydrants, shooting out water, by the end of the movie. So sad!
- Anonymous5 years ago
It's disease called Consumption which is basically TB
- Anonymous1 decade ago
- awesome girlLv 41 decade ago