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Smallpox complications
Smallpox

Complications could include:

  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. General symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Learn more about lung development in infants and infant breathing disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can cause encephalitis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • There are more than 100 different types of arthritis. Learn the basics and how your doctor might treat it.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When your skin is cut or scraped, you begin to bleed. This is because blood vessels in the area are damaged. Learn how to stop bleeding from bloody noses, scrapes or wounds.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bleeding can refer to blood loss inside the body (internal bleeding) or blood loss outside of the body (external bleeding). It can cause bruising, pain, and symptoms of shock. Too much bleeding can lead to death.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cuts and scratches are areas of damage on the surface of the skin. Find out how to treat them and when to seek medical attention.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Skin infections can be caused by a wide variety of germs, and symptoms can vary in severity.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A bone infection may occur when bacteria or fungi invade the bone, causing many symptoms, including fever, redness, stiffness, and swelling.
    Source:HLCMS
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