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How many different types of anthrax are there?

How many different types of anthrax are there?

1 germ/3-4 forms: There is one anthrax germ that produces human illness based on how it enters the body. Inhaled spores can produce pulmonary anthrax (terrorist act), eating raw meat or dairy from infected animals can produce mouth & throat or gastrointestinal anthrax.Spores that are scratched into the skin surface can produce a skin sore.See www.Bt.Cdc.Gov/agent/anthrax. ...Read more

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How many different types of mesothelioma are there?

How many different types of mesothelioma are there?

The answer is: Complex. One could argue resectable and unresectable, as a category. Histology: sarcomatoid {s} and epithelial, but the epithelial is being subtyped into different prognostic groups, {s} almost alwasys lethal. The extent of surgery is being studies aftr the mars trial, use of chemotherapy probably helpful, role of XRT is controversial and unproven. ...Read more

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What different types of asthma exist and how many different types are there?

What different types of asthma exist and how many different types are there?

Several classificati: There are several ways to classify asthma - based on symptom frequency & severity, control of symptoms while on therapy, associated conditions (atopic versus non-atopic), mechanisms (aspirin-sensitivity, exercise induced) and now more recently based on inflammatory cell types (eosinophilic versus neutrophilic) etc. Identification of precipitating factors & comorbid conditions also define it furthe. ...Read more

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How many different types of asthma are there?

How many different types of asthma are there?

Unknown: Asthma is a syndrome, a collection of symptoms that respond to similar treatments. There is considerable debate about the number and type of clinical entities, stay tuned! ...Read more

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How many different types of strep are there?

How many different types of strep are there?

Too many to list: You may consult this site for a start: https://www.britannica.com/science/Streptococcus ...Read more

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How many different types of cancer are there?

How many different types of cancer are there?

Many: There are over 100 different cancers known among humans. Cancer can arise from any part of our bodies. But the common sites are lung cancer, colon cancer, prostate and breast cancer. ...Read more

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How many different kinds of cancer are there?

How many different kinds of cancer are there?

It depends: That is hard to answer. It depends on exactly how you are defining the word "cancer, " and how much of a difference you require between two "cancers" to say that are different. One answer would be 4: carcinomas, sarcomas, leukemia/lymphomas, and melanomas. Those are malignant neoplasm of epithelium, mesenchymal tissue, hematopoietic tissue and melanocytes respectively. Each can occur all over. ...Read more

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How many different types of anemia are there?

How many different types of anemia are there?

Many: There are many types. Anemia means that there is a decrease in the number of red blood cells. Probably the most common type relates to bleeding, e.g., from menstrual periods, rectal bleeding, trauma, etc. Another cause is hemolytic - where red cells are destroyed. Another can be bone marrow dysfunction, where not enough red cells are produced. Another is dietary (b12 or iron deficiency). ...Read more

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How many types of mesothelioma are there?

Benign and malignant: Other descriptors: location tissue involved, lung, pleura, chest wall metastatic. ...Read more

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Are there different types of cpr?

Are there different types of cpr?

Basic summery answer: There are 2 main types of CPR and each type has some differences for infants and small children vrs. Adults. There is basic CPR that does not require any medical related training. Any person can and should get certified in this potentially life saving activity. The 2nd type of CPR involves some medical training involving the use of drugs, tubes into the lungs, and electric shocking of the heart. ...Read more

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How many different strains of pneumonia there are?

How many different strains of pneumonia there are?

Many: If you mean how many different organisms cause pneumonia, a very large number ranging from bacteria, to viruses and fungi. A strain typically is a genetic variant of a kind of organism, the flu virus can cause pneumonia, but influenza a can have slight variations making one type of strain of influenza slightly different from another ( why every year you need a new flu shot). ...Read more

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How many different types of nasal cancers are there?

How many different types of nasal cancers are there?

More than one: Cancer can arise from different types of cells which is what gives it its name. Skin cancer on the skin surface is different than the cancer arising from the mucus membrane of the nose, which further has glandular cells and surface cells and pigmented cells in it. So a nasal cancer can be squamous type, adenoid cystic(glandular type) or a mucosal melanoma, each with a different behavior and course. ...Read more

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How many types of asthma are there?

One: Asthma is a diagnosed made based on symptoms and objective findings on lung function tests and is pathologically defined as inflammation of the airway lining and constriction of the muscles in the airways in response to triggers such as allergens (pollen, dust mites, pet dander, mold), chemicals, viruses, cold temperature, exercise, etc to name a few.. ...Read more

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Are there different types of antibiotics for different illnesses?

Are there different types of antibiotics for different illnesses?

Yes: There are a lot of antibiotics related to different groups or families works on different spectrum of bacteria and also depends on the location of the infection. ...Read more

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How many different types of herpes viruses are there?

About 6: The two most common types of herpes virus r type 1 and type 2. Type 1 causes cold sores and type 2 causes genital herpes. With the sexual mores of today type 1 and type 2 maybe interchangeable. ...Read more

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How many types of STDs exist

How many types of STDs exist

Lots!: There are many different kinds of stds, including those caused by bacteria (like gonorrhea and chlamydia) and those caused by viruses (including herpes and hiv). You can limit your exposure to most stds by using barrier forms of contraception (like condoms!), and since most are treatable (even if not curable), see a healthcare provider if you think you've been exposed. ...Read more

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How many kinds of hepatitis are there?

How many kinds of hepatitis are there?

5: The viral hepatitis types (viral infections where the major manifestation is in the liver) are a, b, c, d and e. ...Read more

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How many types of shingles are there?

How many types of shingles are there?

One: Shingles is due to the herpes zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox. Once a person has chickenpox, the virus stays with that person, and can re-activate later in life as shingles. The shingles can affect different parts of the body, and may be known by different names, such as herpes zoster ophthalmicus, which affects the eye. ...Read more