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Mortality Rate For Gastrointestinal Anthrax
Yes: Mortality rate for untreated cutaneous anthrax is 10 -20 percent but less than 1% with correct antibiotic tx. The mortality rate for inhalation anthrax is around 75% (50 - 90 %) even with antibiotic therapy. Mortality rate for gastrointestinal anthrax is about 50 % (25 -60%). Effect of early antibiotic tx is uncertain for gi. Meningitis due to anthrax is just about 100% fatal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inhalational Anthrax: Symptoms of inhalational anthrax include: fever, sore throat, muscle pain ; fatigue which can evolve into respiratory problems or shock after a few days. However, please be aware that anthrax infections are rare in this country and are most likely to occur in someone who has higher risk job (such as woolsorters or people who work with animal hides or horns). Intentional bioterrorism w anthrax is. ...Read more
Do I have inhalation anthrax? I was on webmd symptom checker it says I have it I have a scratchy throat mild fever of99.5 & slight shortness of breath
Benefits of slipper elm bark for gastrointestinal issues? Burning/pressure discomfort in upper left abs, nausea, shortness of breath sometimes.
I always do have mild headache and bad breath whereas my stomach is ok as my gastrointestinal doctor told me and I don have dental problem.
Bad breath: Causes include infected teeth and/or gums, failure to clean between teeth, failure to clean tongue, infected tonsils and/or adenoids, infected sinuses, odor producing foods, medications or supplements, or some systemic diseases. Please consult wit both a Periodontist and an Ear/Nose/Throat Specialist to begin with. ...Read more