Animal Bite complications
Animal Bite

  • Rabies-the word probably brings to mind an enraged animal frothing at the mouth. Unfortunately, an encounter with an infected animal can result in a painful, life-threatening condition and even death. According to the World Health Organization, mo
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  • A tendon is a type of fibrous tissue connects your muscles to your bones. These tissues help control actions such as running, jumping, and lifting. Without tendons you would not be able to control the movement of your body. Tendons are covered by
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  • Sepsis is a life-threatening complication of infection. It often occurs in people who are elderly or have weak immune systems. Sepsis happens when the body suffers from an infection and the chemicals released into the blood to fight the infection
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  • An abscess of the brain is usually the result of a bacterial or fungal infection. The infection will cause your brain to swell from the collection of pus and dead cells that form. A brain abscess can form when fungi, viruses, or bacteria reach the
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  • Infectious arthritis is a painful infection in the joint. It may also be referred to as septic arthritis . It occurs when an infection, caused by a bacteria or virus, spreads to a joint or the fluid surrounding the joint (synovial fluid). This in
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  • A skin abscess, also called a boil, is a bump that appears within and on the surface of the skin. This bump is usually filled with pus or translucent fluid, and is the result of a bacterial infection. A skin abscess may appear on any part of the b
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  • Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges. This is the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis may occur when fluid surrounding the meninges becomes infected. The most common causes of meningitis are due.to viral and bacteri
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  • Endocarditis is inflammation of the heart's inner lining, called the endocardium. This condition is also called infective endocarditis . Endocarditis is uncommon in people with healthy hearts. In a study published in the Canadian Journal
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  • A bone infection, also called osteomyelitis, can result when bacteria or fungi invade a bone. In children, bone infections most commonly occur in the long bones of the arms and legs, but in adults they usually appear in the hips, spine, and feet.
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