Swine Influenza

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Swine Influenza also called “Swine Flu”, is a contagious respiratory disease that affects pigs. Just like humans, pigs can get the flu. The Swine Influenza (swine flu) can be passed from pig to pig by direct contact, indirect contact (e.g., a pig coming in contact with a surface that has the virus), or through tiny… Read more »

What Are Hookworm Infection?

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Hookworm Infections

Hookworm infection is a parasite and means that they stay away from other living things and hookworm infection also affects your lungs and small intestine. Hookworm contracts through hookworm larvae found in dirt contaminated by human feces. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hookworm infection occurs in an estimated 576 to 740… Read more »

Brucellosis: Causes, Symptoms, And Prevention

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Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by a type of bacteria called Brucella. The bacteria can spread from animals to humans. There are several different strains of Brucella bacteria. For example, some types of occurring in also seen in cows, dogs, pigs, sheep, goats, and camels. Recently, scientists have seen new strains in the red fox… Read more »

What Is amebiasis (Amoebic Dysentery)?

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“Amebiasis is a parasitic infection of the intestine caused by protozoa Entamoeba histolytica. Loose stools, abdominal cramps, and abdominal pain are included. However, most people with amoebiasis do not experience significant symptoms.” Who Is At Risk For amebiasis (Amoebic Dysentery)?   Amebiasis (amoebic dysentery) is common in tropical countries with weak sanitation. The Merck Manual states… Read more »

The Best Natural Dry Cough Remedies | How To Stop Cough?

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Natural Cough Remedies

Generally speaking, the cough is completely normal. A cough can help keep your throat away from phlegm and other troubles. However, sustained coughing can also be symptomatic of some conditions. Irritated air contains substances that irritate your throat or nasal passages and can cause coughing. A cough is your body’s way of rejecting that irritant…. Read more »

Cholera Disease: Cause Symptoms Prevention

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Cholera Diseases: Cause, Symptoms, Prevention

What Is Cholera Disease? The bacterium Vibrio is caused by cholera, and it is a cholera infection of the small intestine. Vibrio cholera produces a toxin called ‘enterotoxin’ which causes the symptoms of cholera disease. A type of cholera bacteria called the El Tor biotype tends to cause milder disease than the classic biotype. The… Read more »

What is Diarrhea Disease?

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Diarrhea Causes

Diarrhea disease is the passage of loose or watery stools occurring three or more times in a 24-hour period. The three types of diarrhea are acute diarrhea, persistent diarrhea, and dysentery. If an episode of diarrhea lasts less than 14 days, it is acute diarrhea. Acute watery diarrhea causes dehydration and contributes to malnutrition. The… Read more »

Leptospirosis

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What is a leptospirosis?   Leptospirosis (also known as Weil’s disease) is a disease caused by bacteria (Leptospira interrogans) that produce a wide range of symptoms that may occur in two phases; some patients may develop kidney or liver failure, respiratory failure, meningitis, or even death. The disease is spread by the urine of infected… Read more »

You Should Know These Things About Jaundice.

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Jaundice, also known as icterus, is a term used to describe a yellowish tinge to the skin and sclerae (the white part of the eye) that is caused by hyperbilirubinemia (an excess of bilirubin in the blood). Body fluids may also be yellow. The colour of the skin and sclerae varies depending on levels of… Read more »

What Is Viral Hepatitis?

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Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis means that the liver is caused by inflammation and viral infection that affects the liver. The condition may be self-limiting or may progress to fibrosis (scar), cirrhosis, or liver cancer. Hepatitis virus is the most common cause in the world but other infections are toxic. (e.g. alcohol, certain drugs), and autoimmune diseases can also… Read more »