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Symptoms of Bubonic Plague - Treatments for Bubonic Plague
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- Symptoms of Bubonic Plague
Vomiting, broken blood vessels, enlarged lymph nodes, and diarrhea are signs and symptoms of bubonic plague. This eMedTV resource describes these and other possible symptoms and also explains what happens if the condition is left untreated.
- Symptoms of Plague
There are different signs and symptoms of plague, based on the type. As this eMedTV Web page states, they can range from enlarged lymph nodes to coughing up blood to delirium. This page also lists plague symptoms for each type and offers statistics.
- Symptoms of the Plague
This eMedTV Web page explains that although symptoms of the plague vary, depending on the type, fever, nausea, and headache are common indicators. The page highlights symptoms and signs for each type of plague and offers related statistics.
- The Bubonic Plague
Yersinia pestis bacteria are responsible for the bubonic plague, which is transmitted by infected fleas. This eMedTV article offers a detailed look at the disease, including its history, diagnosis, treatment, and prevalence today.
- The Bubonic Plauge
The bubonic plague is a disease that is characterized by large, infected lymph nodes. As this eMedTV article explains, it has a high mortality rate if not diagnosed and treated early. The bubonic plauge is a common misspelling of the bubonic plague.
- The Plague
A disease that can be deadly if left untreated, the plague can occur in humans, rodents, fleas, and lice. This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this infectious disease, with details on what causes it, how it is treated, and more.
- Treatment of the Bubonic Plague
Antibiotics are usually used as treatment of the bubonic plague. The information in this eMedTV resource offers statistics about the mortality rate, both with and without treatment, as well as who should be evaluated for treatment.
- Treatments for Bubonic Plague
Common treatments for bubonic plague include antibiotics (such as gentamycin) and supportive care. This eMedTV Web page discusses the importance of treating bubonic plague -- both for patients and those with whom they've had close contact.