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Names Of Flesh Eating Diseases
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Uncommon: "Flesh eating bacteria" are bacterial organisms that cause "necrotizing soft tissue infection". These are relatively uncommon infections, amounting to about .04% of hospital admissions. Unfortunately, they carry a high mortality rate (9 — 25%). Additionally, they create massive wounds that generally require multiple operations with reconstruction. ...Read more
Flesh eating bacteri: The symptoms of necrotizing fasciitis include redness, swelling, and pain in the affected area. Blisters may be seen in the involved area of skin. Fever, nausea, vomiting, and other flulike symptoms are common. Another characteristic of necrotizing fasciitis is that the symptoms develop very rapidly, usually within 24 hours after a wound in the skin has allowed the bacteria to invade deep tissue. ...Read more
Flesh eating bacteri:
Risk factors for necrotizing fasciitis include:
skin injury or puncture wound
peripheral vascular disease
any condition that causes a weakening of the immune system such as:diabetes, organ transplant, chemotherapy: the administration of medicines that kill cancer cells. Aids, dialysis,. ...Read more
Bacterial cause: Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection. It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. A very severe form of necrotizing soft tissue infection is due to streptococcus pyogenes, which is sometimes called "flesh-eating bacteria." powerful, broad-spectrum antibiotics given immediately through a vein (iv). Surgery is also usually needed. ...Read more
Necrotizing fasciiti: Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection. It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The word "necrotizing" refers to something that causes body tissue to die. ...Read more
I have an autoimmune disease . I have heard there are cases of flesh eating disease in FL waters would I be ok as long as I have no cuts?
They are every where: Bad bugs are everywhere including your area. Most of the time so called flesh eating bacteria not like sharks, attack in neglected wounds only , when wounds are not drained, dead tissue not removed poorly controlled diabetes, poor circulation etc. Maintain good hygiene and enjoy sunny Florida ...Read more
Unlikely: The so-called flesh eating disease is a bacterial infection caused by an aggressive staphlycoccus organism which usuallly infects deeply into the skin and deeper tissues. It is fortunately not very common. However, it is not a good idea to "pop" pimples as this can cause the infection and inflammation to spread. ...Read more
Can you get flesh eating disease in the mouth? The bottom of my tongue hurts on one side and I see dark veins
Here is ...: The odd to develop infection in the tongue as flesh-eating disease, that is, necrotizing fasciitis or NF, is very unlikely since it is highly vascular, at least, I have never heard it in my 47-yr study in medicine. Clinically, NF is serious fulminating, and yours is not even close to it is supposed to be. More? To How to Handle Sickness in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish.... ...Read more
Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read more
Krokodil: Desomorphine. Got its name in Russia possibly related to the chemical name of its precursor alpa-chlorocodide, or similarity of a skin damaged by the drug use, to crocodile leather. When it is mixed with contaminates when illegally made it is very toxic and damages the skin causing abscess. It has no legal use in the US and is classified as a schedule 1 drug. 10 times more potent than morphine. ...Read more
Many bacteria!: Necrotizing fasciitis ("flesh-eating disease") is a rare tissue infection usually caused by strep a, but now often mrsa--methicillin-resistant staph aureus bacteria, or multiple other bacteria. This is not a single "super-bacteria" that causes flesh-eating infections (though MRSA is now more common), but any tissue infection with one of several bacterial causes that can spread and destroy rapidly. ...Read more
The flesh eating bacteria is a rare form of bacteria that shows up only once in a while but it almost always makes the news.
It is a form of bacteria that causes the skin, muscle, etc to die as it infects the those areas.
If you have an infection and you have any concerns seek medical attention as these infections are much easier to cure in the early stages. ...Read more
Necrotizing fasciiti: Media reports have popularized the term "flesh-eating bacteria" to refer to a type of very rare but serious bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis. Necrotizing fasciitis is an infection that starts in the tissues just below the skin and spreads along the flat layers of tissue (known as fascia) that separate different layers of soft tissue, such as muscle and fat. ...Read more
Freak accident: This is necrotizing fasciitis and Fournier's gangrene, two life-threatening infections in which just the right mixture of bacteria get under the skin, particularly in people who have certain susceptibilities (diabetes, obesity, poor circulation, poor hygiene). While there is no definite way to prevent it, keep these factors controlled and seek treatment promptly for skin breaks and fever. ...Read more
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Flesheating Bacteria: "Flesh-eating bacteria" is a description of necrotizing fasciitis. This is caused when bacteria get into the subcutaneous fat tissue, spread, and cause destruction of the blood supply of the skin. Sometimes the process is fast and other times slow. The disease always needs surgery to cut away the infected tissue. The bacteria causing this are usually normally in the body, but not contagious. ...Read more
Is get flesh eating bacteria from cuts that r 2 or 4 days old n how many days we use bandage on minor cuts mostly in which dirt this bacteria found?
Group A Strep: The 'flesh eating' bacteria is also known as Group A Strep. It can be found almost anywhere — but certainly cuts or injuries that are not treated properly are a risk. After any injury that breaks the skin, the area should be thoroughly cleaned. If redness, significant pain, swelling or fever develops, you must show this to a doctor. Allowing the wound to fester is an invitation for a disaster. ...Read more
Flesh eating germs: There are some scary germs out there that can cause disease very rapidly. The 'flesh eating bacteria' is one of them. Certain strains of Group A Strep can cause infections that move within hours. It's possible to outline an infected area, then check back a few hours later and see advancement. Usually though patients are really sick and need to go to an ER for urgent treatment. Call a doc if needed ...Read more
Concerned about flesh eating bacteria. Is there something that prevents or at least keeps them away?
If you are talking: About mrsa, they are most common in prisons, schools, and wherever there is crowded and close contact. It is a form of staph that is more aggressive than other varieties. If your immune system is weakened, infection would be more severe as well. ...Read more