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How to get bubonic plague?

How to get bubonic plague?

Bubonic Plague: is usually transmitted by the bite of an infected rat flea, (Xenopsylla cheopis). Rarely transmitted by contact with infected tissue or person to person via cough. . ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Bubonic Plague (Definition)

Bubonic plague (black death) is a bacterial infection caused when fleas spread Yersinia pestis. Symptoms include: enlarged lymph nodes, fever, chills, headache, ...Read more


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How did doctors learn how to treat the bubonic and pneumonic plague?

How did doctors learn how to treat the bubonic and pneumonic plague?

Treatment: Once medicine learned what the caused these plagues the search was on for a treatment. It was not until the advent of antibiotics that treatments became reliable and it was not until the second world war that medicine learned how to make antibiotic in large enough quantities to bring the price down to an affordable level. ...Read more

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How can you get bubonic plague?

How can you get bubonic plague?

Flea bite: The flea takes bacteria from the blood of a wild animal (in the usa, it's often a woodchuck) and transmits it to you. Only a few people get infected each year in the usa. ...Read more

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How is plague treated?

How is plague treated?

Antibiotics,hospital: Patients with suspected plague are put in strict isolation units and treatment is started with antibiotics such as gentamicin, streptomycin, doxycycline, tetracyline, Septra, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ciprofloxacin, or chloramphenicol. With treatment, the death rate drops from about 50% to about 15% (the majority of the cases are bubonic plague). Pneumonic plague is fatal if treatment is not started in 24 hours. ...Read more

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How to treat south american trypanosomiasis quickly?

How to treat south american trypanosomiasis quickly?

Not sure...: Know you've been looking for an answer for a while. That said, I have only heard of the african variety of this disease. I would look for an infectious disease doctor who is well trained in the treatment of parasites. This could be a challenge in and of itself. Consider institutions who treat patients from abroad. Sorry i can't be of more help. ...Read more

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How to treat chikungunya?

How to treat chikungunya?

Supportive care: There is no medicine to treat chikungunya virus infection or disease. Decrease the symptoms: Get plenty of rest Drink fluids to prevent dehydration Take medicines, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen, or paracetamol, to relieve fever and pain. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the pneumonic plague to kill if untreated?

Bubonic plague: Without treatment bubonic plague kills two out of three people in 4 days. ...Read more

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How can I effectively treat bacteria infection naturally?

Bacterial infection: You cannot generally treat bacterial infections "naturally", depending upon what you mean by that word. These usually require antibiotics and perhaps adjunctive therapy that mandates physician input. Go see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you most effectively eradicate parasites?

How can you most effectively eradicate parasites?

Anti-parasitic med: Take the appropriate anti-parasitic drug for the infecting pathogen. ...Read more

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How can cholera spread?

How can cholera spread?

Contaminated water: Most people acquire cholera from fecally-contaminated water from an inadequate sewage system or none at all. Haiti, especially after the disastrous earthquake centered in leogane, clearly showed how rapidly cholera can spread without an adequate sewage system. ...Read more

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How to cure pneumonia?

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How to cure pneumonia?

Pneumonia: Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs causes by bacteria or virus. Bacterial pneumonia is more common in community and needs antibiotics . The prognosis depends on various factors like, immunity, age, severity of pneumonia, associated medical conditions like other lung disease, smoking, diabetes etc. the patient will need to see a doctor for exam , investigation and treatment. ...Read more

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How to cure hairball. Quickly and effectively?

How to cure hairball. Quickly and effectively?

How do you know?: Hair ball in the stomach is usually discovered when a patient presents with stomach pain and loss of appetite and on endoscopy we find hair ball which can be few pounds in weight in the stomach and has to be removed The condition in which people eat their own hair from the scalp is called TRICHOTILLOMANIA usually associated with depression and stress mostly in teenagers and young people Consult MD ...Read more

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How to treat arteriosclerosis of extremities quickly?

How to treat arteriosclerosis of extremities quickly?

Medical management : In general, taking an Aspirin and statin medicine is the quickest way to begin treatment of peripheral vascular disease. Exercise, weight loss, blood pressure, and diabetes control can be improved immediately. Many people will get improvement with these measures alone. See your doctor before starting any new medicine or lifestyle change. ...Read more

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How can we treat desert fever?

How can we treat desert fever?

Coccidiodomycosis: Symptomatic desert fever often presents as a flu-like illness with fever, cough, headaches, rash, myalgia (muscle pain), and arthralgia (joint pain). The rash is maculopapular. Erythema nodosum on lower extremities, and erythema multiforme in necklace-like can occur. Treatment, if necessary (many may not need it) is with anti-fungal agents. Best to see an infectious diseases expert in the area. ...Read more

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Malaria fever how can we treat?

Malaria fever how can we treat?

Malaria: If you have malaria you need to be seen by an infectious disease expert. Go now, do not wait. This can be a life-threatening disease. ...Read more

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How easy is it to spread meningitis?

How easy is it to spread meningitis?

Meningitis: Causes of bacterial meningitis including strep, neisseria, h flu & viruses like enteroviruses, herpes, & hiv. Bacteria & viruses that cause meningitis colonize the nose & throat & are transmitted through respiratory droplets. Viral meningitis can also be transmitted by fecal-oral routes & insect bites. Usually contacts working within ~3 ft of those with meningitis r considered to be at high risk. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly cure chickenpox?

How can I most quickly cure chickenpox?

Heals on it's own: Chickenpox will erupt over a 4-6 day period and form blisters that eventually dry & crust. Your best method of aiding recovery is keeping the skin clean, monitoring for signs of bacterial infection & supporting the kids physical needs. Good hydration & rest will help the body do its own repair work. I don't believe that any particular lotion helps, though aveno baths cut the itching.. ...Read more

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How to treat the coxsackie virus?

How to treat the coxsackie virus?

Tincture of time: There really is nothing to do except symptomatic relief. ...Read more

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How to get exposed leukemia quickly?

How to get exposed leukemia quickly?

See below...: If you mean how to find out if a patient has leukemia, consulting a physician is necessary. If the doctor decides that signs and/or symptoms suspicious for leukemia are present, he/she will usually start by ordering a blood test. If the blood findings support a diagnosis of leukemia then a bone marrow study is also necessary. ...Read more

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Plague (Definition)

A rare infectious disease caused by bacteria ...Read more