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Bubonic Plague Information - Bubonic Plague Treatment
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- Bubonic Plague Information
Are you looking for information on bubonic plague? This eMedTV Web resource gives an overview of this serious illness, with details on symptoms, transmission, and more. A link to more detailed information is also included.
- Bubonic Plague Remedies
Bubonic plague remedies often involve antibiotics, such as streptomycin, gentamycin, and tetracyclines. As this eMedTV page explains, however, the best remedy is to keep plague from occurring in the first place through preventative measures.
- Bubonic Plague Spread
As this eMedTV Web page explains, the spread of bubonic plague occurs most often through the bite of an infected rodent flea, but other methods exist. The page also describes the bacteria that cause bubonic plague and different methods of transmission.
- Bubonic Plague Symptoms
Bubonic plague symptoms can include vomiting, diarrhea, respiratory failure, severe headache, and others. This eMedTV Web page discusses these and other possible symptoms and also explains what happens if the disease is left untreated.
- Bubonic Plague Symptoms and Treatment
Buboes, fever, and chills are common bubonic plague symptoms, and treatment, as this eMedTV page explains, usually includes antibiotics, such as gentamycin or streptomycin. This page describes additional symptoms and the benefit of early treatment.
- Bubonic Plague Transmission
Bubonic plague transmission often occurs through bites from infected fleas or contact with infected tissue. This eMedTV page discusses in detail how the disease is transmitted, as well as Yersinia pestis, the bacteria that causes bubonic plague.
- Bubonic Plague Treatment
Bubonic plague treatment usually includes antibiotics, such as gentamycin or streptomycin. This page of the eMedTV archives discusses the plague mortality rate with and without treatment, as well as treatment for close contacts of infected patients.
- Bubonic Plaque
Bubonic plague, caused by Yersinia pestis bacteria, is transmitted through the bites of infected animals. This eMedTV page provides a brief look at the condition, including treatment options. Bubonic plaque is a common misspelling of bubonic plague.
- Bubonic Plauge
Bubonic plague is a serious illness, often transmitted through the bite of an infected animal. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of the condition, including transmission methods. Bubonic plauge is a common misspelling of bubonic plague.