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Tetanus is a condition caused by a nerve toxin produced by Clostridium tetani, the same family of bacteria that cause gangrene and botulism. It still represents a serious public health problem worldwide, killing over 500,000 people per years.
However, in developed countries, the introduction of a vaccine in the 1950s has almost eradicated the disease. Cases of tetanus that do occur are often in people who have not been vaccinated or who did not receive tetanus booster, because protection of the vaccine decreases with time.
Canada does today that lists four cases in an average year. Since 1980, only five people have died of tetanus in this country.
Clostridia are anaerobic, meaning they thrive best in the absence of oxygen. They are commonly found in soil, but can also be found in the intestines of mammals. They can produce spores which can survive for years. Read the rest of this entry »
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A sore throat usually follows a throat infection cold and flu products. The dry and heated environments, breathing
with mouth open to the stuffy nose are also causes of infection and sore throat.
In addition to using any of these natural recipes to fully address a sore throat, take some precautions such as not forcing a lot of logical voice, harboring either the neck and not drink cold things. Read the rest of this entry »
The term “pharyngitis” in medicine is called an inflammation of the pharyngeal mucosa. The main symptom of the disease are neck pain that worsens with swallowing normally have. The infection is caused in most cases caused by viruses, but also certain bacteria can act as a trigger of pharyngitis.
Especially in the winter months but also during the rest of the year acute throat inflammation ensure well-filled waiting room, for example, a study from Australia shows that ten percent of people who go on the fifth continent over the entire year a doctor to do the for an infection of the upper respiratory tract with sore throat as one of the symptoms. Because that only inflame the mucous membranes of the throat is rare. In the majority of cases, at least the nose is involved.
Not a rare special form of acute pharyngitis is the side-line angina, in the lymphoid tissue of the posterior pharyngeal wall – the side lines – are affected. In principle, the pharyngitis occur at any age, but children really are more commonly affected than adults. Read the rest of this entry »
How does cancer cause symptoms?
Cancer is a group of diseases that can cause almost any sign or symptom. As the cancer progresses through multiple stages, which in turn produces symptoms? These symptoms depend on cancer size and location of organs or structures around it.
If a cancer metastasizes (spreads), then the symptoms will be very different, again depending on size, location and nearby structures. As the cancer develops, it begins to exert pressure on nearby organs, blood vessels and nerves. This pressure creates some of the signs and symptoms of cancer.
If the cancer is in a critical area, as in certain parts of the brain, even the smallest tumor can cause symptoms in early disease. Sometimes cancers form in places where the symptoms do not manifest until the disease is fairly developed. For example, some cancers of the pancreas do not produce symptoms until they begin to grow around nearby nerves, causing back pain. Unfortunately, for the time a pancreatic cancer causes back pain, usually reached an advanced stage. Read the rest of this entry »
If you or your child has a runny nose, sinus congestion, cough or sore throat that is usually caused by a virus. The diseases caused by viruses do not improve with antibiotics. The best way to prevent us from getting sick with a of viruses that cause colds, cough and sore throat is to wash hands before touching your nose, mouth or eyes. The easiest way that we pass the virus to others is shaking hands, touching things that have touched or be very close when they sneeze.
How I can know if I need antibiotics?
Because antibiotics do not kill the virus, most children and adults do not need antibiotics for a cold or most of the time we cough and sore throat. The sore throat (tonsillitis) very strong, caused by a bacteria called streptococcus, and some cases of pneumonia, bronchitis and sinusitis itself must be treated with antibiotics. Read the rest of this entry »