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Is Anthrax Severe
Is anthrax always severe, or are there people who get mild or slight cases (and get well without ever knowing about anthrax)?
Three types: Cutaneous, gastrointestinal and pulmonary are the three types in order of increasing deadliness. Skin lesions are the least serious and may heal, however, i would not wait for that as effective treatments are available. Even mild cases cause rather bad skin ulcers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bacterial infection: Infectious disease caused by bacteria called bacillus anthracis. Called woolsorter's disease because those at highest risk work around hoofed animals such as sheep, cattle, goats. Infection in humans most often involves the skin, gastrointestinal tract, or lungs. Can be treated with certain antibiotics. Can be fatal if not treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer