Rabies

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Subject:
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Rabies

People May Experience

"Pain areas: in the musclesWhole body: dizziness, fatigue, fever, loss of appetite, malaise, or nauseaMuscular: paralysis with weak muscles, muscle quiver, or muscle spasmsPsychological: delirium, fear, or hallucinationBehavioral: aggression or irritabilityAlso common: anxiety, brain death, coma, difficulty swallowing, dilated pupil, drooling, excess salivation, headache, mental confusion, pins and needles, restlessness, seizures, sensitivity to light, stiff neck, or vomiting"

Treatment

-Mamals usually contract the virus-"93 of every 100 reported cases of rabies are in wild animals-Mostly raccoons-Means furious in Latin-Was long before humans were established

Rabies

Symptoms

"-Fever-Headache-Excess salivation-Muscle spasms-Paralysis-Mental confusion"

Virus enters tissue from saliva of biting animals

Virus replicates in muscle near bite

Virus moves up peripheral nervous system to CNS

Virus enters sallvary glands and other organs of victim

Virus reaches brain and causes tatal encephalitis

Virus enters salivary glands and other organs of victim

I Didn't Know

"-Very Rare-1 US case in 2014-Treatable medical professional-Spreads by animals or insects-Requires a medical diagnosis-Lab tests or imaging always required"

Other Stuff:-Mamals usually contract the virus-"93 of every 100 reported cases of rabies are in wild animals-Mostly raccoons-Means furious in Latin-Was long before humans were established

"-Treatable by a medical professional-Seek immediate medical attention after a bite or suspected bite-There is no specific treatment for rabies-Once symptoms appear, it's nearly always fatal-A vaccine can prevent infectionPrescription Antiviral: -RibavirinAlso common Procedures: -Coma-Milwaukee protocolOther treatments:-Post~exposure prevention -Rabies vaccine-Human rabies immune globulinSpecialists Infectious disease doctor: -Treats infectionsTravel medicine:-Manages health concerns for international travelersEmergency medicine doctor: -Treats patients in the emergency department"


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