Infections and Infestations

10 Signs of Black Death Plague (Bubonic Plague)

The bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death, is a serious disease that caused about 50 million deaths across Europe in the fourteenth century. It has not been eradicated but is considered a rare infection in the twenty-first century. However, there has been recent outbreak of Black Death (bubonic plague) in Africa in >> Read More ...

7 Signs of Cellulitis (Infection Under the Skin)

Cellulitis is a potentially serious infection of the tissue under the skin (subcutaneous tissue). Even a small break in the skin, like with an insect bite, can lead to cellulitis if bacteria can gain entry into the deeper tissue under the skin. Once in this deep tissue, the infection can sometimes rapidly spread throughout >> Read More ...

Diarrhea and UTI – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

The lower digestive tract and the lower urinary tract lie very close to each other and sometimes the same cause can affect both structures. This may cause symptoms like diarrhea (sign of a gastrointestinal infection) or frequent and burning urination (signs of a bladder infection) at the same time. However, it is also >> Read More ...

5 Signs of Cholera Disease and How to Prevent Cholera

Cholera may not be a serious health concern in the United States but ever year this diarrheal disease affects about 3 to 5 million people and lead to around 130,000 deaths globally. Infants and the elderly are often at the greatest risk. Death from diarrheal illnesses as cholera is the leading cause of infant death >> Read More ...
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