I.e. the Kokoda trail. Symptoms include rapid onset of fever, severe headache, joint and muscle pain, metallic taste in mouth, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, vomiting, abdominal pain, extreme fatigue, minor bleeding in the nose or gums, and various rashes. Dysentery is caught and passed through contaminated food and water, as the troops had a lack of clean food and water, they had to compromise by drinking from muddy puddles and creeks. “The Symptoms of this disease are pus and mucus in faeces, brutal abdominal cramps, nausea, fever, and diarrhoea” (http://health.ninemsn.com.au/family/familyhealth/689888/what-is-dysentery).
The first couple of years were not easy for the settlers. The question is Why did so many colonist die? To start off with, one of the problems they faced was environmental problems. Many of Jamestown’s colonist died because of brackish water which was some salty water due to the mixture of fresh and salt water, because of the tides that would happen twice daily. Also, they would dump their human waste into the water and make it even more contaminated so when the people of Jamestown would drink or use the water it would make them ill and even to the point that they died.
At the time, it was deadly – the constant loss of fluids caused such severe dehydration that the patients often fell into comas and died. Snow was an epidemic doctor, and the first to prove there was a link between water and cholera. In 1854, he worked on Broad Street in Soho, London. This street and
Amoxicillin Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections 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. More serious side-effects of antibiotics include kidney problems, blood disorders, increased sensitivity to the sun and deafness. However, these are rare. Antidepressants e.g.
Other possible symptoms include unexplained fever, night sweats, weight loss, and stomach or intestinal pain. Over time, everyone with non-Hodgkin lymphoma will develop anemia due to the loss of red blood cells, which leaves people feeling weak and tired. (Retrieved from: http://www.webmd.com/cancer/non-hodgkins-lymphoma/non-hodgkins-lymphoma-symptoms) Risk Factors, Treatment
Poor personal hygiene can have social and emotional effect on life. - Body odor: One of the first and most prominent consequences of bad hygiene. Body odor comes from poor bathroom habits. Bacteria thrive in unwashed sweat, over time their by-product produces the smell that we associate with body odor. - Bad breath: It commonly develops from not regularly brushing and flossing teeth.
Coughing up blood was particularly a bad problem because everyone around you was then susceptible to the disease. The bacteria would go airborne after coughing blood, which would then infect those around the person. Most people would die two to seven days after being infected by the
April Johnson English 095 April 26, 2012 “Difficult Decisions” Artie Spiegelman, who wrote Maus: A Survivor’s Tale VI & VII, is a book of a certain family enduring hardship with the misery after the effect of the Holocaust. The book of Maus for me was hard understanding graphic details from not just words but pictures, as well. Between both stories, the extended walks had a big effect on our people. The placement camps in these stories show how cruel, unpleasant, and uncaring many people can be for how they treated the Jews and Navajos with the amount of diseases going around during both wars. The U.S Colonel Kit Carson was sent towards Canyon de Chelly to gather and bring the Navajos to Fort Sumner like Adolf Hitler when he assembled
There are multiple testimonies that have stated the contamination causing health problems in the individuals and families of the town. A Farmville resident and father of the James family has stated that his young son is constantly affected by asthma attacks due to the contaminated air. The manure odor from the CAFOs has created breathing difficulties for him along with constant headaches. He is unable to go outside without being bombarded by respiratory ailments. The Sykes family gets their water from a personal drinking well, but Mrs. Sykes has considered switching their family to bottle water or tediously boiling the well water.
Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a contagious disease that was often mistaken for the common cold due to similarities in symptoms. Because of this, many people were exposed to the infected child without knowing. It was not until the whoop sound was heard repeatedly in a child’s cough that it was evident that they had pertussis. The coughing episodes cause “the face to to become red or purple, the eyes bulge, and the veins in the scalp dilate” (Van Dellen 14). 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.