These objects become contaminated through direct contact with infected eye discharge or from hands that were not properly washed after touching an infected eye. If you have symptoms of pink eye, you should seek prompt medical attention. Other problems, like abrasions or foreign bodies in the eye, can produce similar symptoms and need to be ruled out. A culture of the eye discharge may be needed to know what type of antibiotic will be most effective. There are a few symptoms from pink eye that you should defiantly know about like, red eyes, clear or cloudy eye discharge, light sensitivity , matting of eyelashes, especially in the morning and itching of the eyes.
Lupus Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. Chronic means the signs and symptoms go wrong with your immune system, which is part of the body that fights off virus, bacteria, and germs. Lupus is also a disease of flares, (the symptoms worsen and you fill ill) and remissions (the symptoms improve and you feel better). The immune system goes into overdrive and can’t tell difference between some of the body’s normal, healthy cells and germs that can cause infection. So the immune system responds by making antibodies that attack the body’s normal cells.
Whooping cough is spread from person-to-person by droplets traveling through the air that carry bacteria from a cough or sneeze of an infected child. Since the pertussis vaccination did not have a high success rate, the use of “the latest wonder drugs, aureomycin and chloromycetin, help[ed] to overcome the infection and therefore shorten the duration of the illness” (Van Dellen
For most viral infections, only supportive care like symptom treatment and complication management, is available and is given while the viral illness runs its natural course. The hope is that supportive care allows our own immune system the time needed to fight off the virus. Initial symptoms of measles infection are high fevers, fatigue, cough, and inflammation of the mucous membranes in the eye leading to drainage (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012). One “tell-tale” symptom is a characteristic rash that looks like multiple small bumps on flat reddened skin called a maculopapular rash, appearing first on the face then propagates cephalocaudally, or toward the extremities (Centers for Disease
This means there is a problem with the body’s normal immune system response. In patients with an autoimmune disease, the immune system can’t tell the difference between harmful substances and healthy ones. The result is an overactive immune response that attacks otherwise healthy cells and tissue, leading to chronic inflammation. Lupus is diagnosed through blood test. Lupus is a tricky disease
Jaundice occurs because the rapid breakdown of abnormal red blood cells leads to a build up of a waste product in the body called bilirubin.The build up of bilirubin often leads to the formation of small crystal ducts called gallstones. Most gallstones do not cause symptoms but occasionally they can block the bile duct which drains bile from the liver into the bowel. This can trigger jaundice. Leg ulcer A leg ulcer can be painful it’s an open sore that develops on the lower leg, usually close to the ankle. Leg ulcers often develop after a skin infection or injury, such as a cut or puncture wound.
Also, irritation of the stomach, liver damage and sleep disturbances as some analgesics contain caffeine. The effect of Antibiotics are to treat infections caused by bacteria and the potential side effects are having Diarrhoea, feeling sick and vomiting are the most common side effects . Some people get a fungal infection such as thrush after treatment with antibiotics for a longer period of time and the more serious side effects of antibiotics include kidney problems, blood disorders, increased sensitivity to the sun and deafness, However there are rare. The effect of Antidepressants is to changer the chemical balance in the brain and that can in turn change the psychological state of the mind such as for depression and the potential side effects the common ones are blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, increased appetite, nausea, restlessness, shaking or trembling and difficulty sleeping and the other side effects are dry mouth, constipation, and sweating. The effect of
Moreover it will also provide a brief discussion on the treatment and preventive aspects of MRSA. MRSA or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections Introduction Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is an infection that is hard to cure. Doctors and nurses sometimes call it MRSA or "Mursa" for short (Boyce, 2009). People normally carry all sorts of germs inside their body and on their skin. The body usually controls these germs, so they do no harm.
Introduction Yaws is an infectious disease caused by a spiral-shaped bacterium called Treponema pallidum, which causes syphilis. Yaws is produced by a subspecies of Treponema pallidum, but it is not transmitted sexually, but it does so by direct contact with lesions on the skin of infected people (it usually affects the extremities most of the time). As a result of the infection in the skin of the affected appear ulcerous lesions in the shape of raspberries that affect the skin, cartilage and bones. In general, they do not hurt, but as they usually sting, it causes the affected person to try to calm the itch by spreading the bacteria to other areas of the body. The clinical history and physical examination are the first two steps that allow suspecting whether a patient presents yaws.
Some of the more common complications associated with the disease are bowel obstruction, ulcers, and fistulas. Bowel obstruction is the most common and results from the thickening of the intestinal wall with swelling and scar tissue, narrowing the passage. The narrowing of the intestines blocks flow of digested material through the affected area. In severe conditions surgery is needed to remove the dead and damaged tissue of the bowel. Chronic inflammation that accompanies this disease can lead to the formation of ulcers.