Once the infection has occurred the bacteria produce a toxic gas that kills muscle, providing an even more anaerobic area, which explains such rapid spread in the body. It is the gas that kills the surrounding muscle not the actual bacteria (Reed 2004). Diagnostic tests and treatment. There are usually very strong visual signs specifically attributed to Gas Gangrene that do not even require any testing such as large liquid or air filled blisters that have a red or brown color and an odorous discharge. Usually air can be felt beneath the skin and incapability to contract the muscle in the area of infection (Reed 2004).
But mustard gas was worse. Mustard gas attacked the skin - moist skin such as the eyes, armpits, and groin. It burned its way into its victim leaving searing blisters and unimaginable pain. This gas caused both internal and external blisters on the victim within hours of being exposed to it. Such damage to the lungs and other internal organs were very painful and occasionally fatal.
Toxin produced is responsible for the infection Staphylococcal toxins can also act as superantigens Cleaning and removal of dirt reduces rates of infection Antibiotics, resistant strains 2. Streptococcus pyogenes: Group A Strep “Flesh-eating” bacteria Necrotizing fascitis. Bacteria multiply in dead tissue, producing toxin which kills tissue, muscle Superantigens Antibiotics are of little value in killing bacteria as the circulatory system which would carry the drugs, does not function in the dead tissue, sometimes amputation may be needed. 3. Pseudomonas aeruginosa: is the prime cause of life threatening burn infections.
If the energy is too low, pigment will not fragment and no removal will take place.” There are side effects to laser tattoo removal. Redness, itching, burning, swelling and if not treated properly, there is a chance that it can become infected or may develop acne such as in laser hair removal. But if treated properly, laser tattoo removal is one of the least risky forms of removing tattoos. Experts recommend that laser tattoo removed skin be treated with the upmost care. Much like treating a newly tattooed piece of skin.
A fragment of a shell would carry debris with it into the wound, which would cause a greatly higher risk of infection, that being factored, this caused a shell wound to the chest to cause three times more likeliness to be fatal, than a gunshot in the same place. Soldiers could also die from concussions of the blast of shells explosions. Though not even shell blasts were the greatest killer, but disease. The sanitary conditions in trenches were dismal, and common infections were dysentery, typhus, and chlorea.
Skin Conditions and Disorders Allergic contact dermatitis: Allergic contact dermatitis is caused by your body's reaction to something that directly contacts the skin. Many different substances can cause allergic contact dermatitis, which are called 'allergens'. Usually these substances cause no trouble for most people, and may not even be noticed the first time the person is exposed. But once the skin becomes sensitive or allergic to the substance, any exposure will produce a rash. The rash usually doesn't start until a day or two later, but can start a soon as hours or as late as a week.
Blemish Removal In high enough concentrations, phenol's caustic effect allows it to quickly and relatively painlessly remove scars, warts, and precancerous growths. These procedures should be performed by a medical professional, as spills or miscalculations at this concentration can cause injury or unwanted side effects. Since phenol is readily absorbed through the skin, it may cause internal toxicity even if not consumed directly. Cosmetic Surgery The deepest facial peels use phenol. It is one of the most effective chemical exfoliant
SUch as for medical purposes. Marijuana can block pain, help decrease symptoms of nausea or vomiting or increase an appetite for someone with an illness such as cancer or HIV/AIDS. But even though Marijuana can do some good, it has worse negative effects that outweigh the positive. Weed as horrible effects on the body that stays with a person for a very long time. These effects are irreversible, meaning once it has been done there is no chance of returning back to your state of being.
• Introduction. Conjunctivitis also known as pinkeye is a disease of the eyes that that makes the eye sore and inflamed and usually affects both eyes at the same time. It causes the vessels that are around the eye to swell up and the eyelid may also become discolored. It can be a very painful condition although it does tend to affect some people worse than others. It can also make the eye very itchy and this can make the condition worse if the sufferer repeatedly scratches it due to this symptom.