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Symptoms of Bacterial and Viral Diseases

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Botulism
abdominal cramps, breathing difficulty that may lead to respiratory failure, difficulty swallowing and speaking, double vision, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, weakness with paralysis
Gangrene
a blue/black discoloration of the skin, severe pain followed by a feeling of numbness, a foul-smelling discharge leaking from a sore
Tetanus
muscle spasms, lock jaw, drooling, excessive sweating, fever, difficulty swallowing, uncontrolled urination or defecation
Bubonic Plague
swollen, tender lymph nodes, high fever, chills, headache, hemorrhages (bumps) under the skin, causing blackish discoloration of the skin
Cholera
sudden watery diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, dry skin, excessive thirst
Diptheria
bluish coloration of the skin, bloody, watery drainage from nose, breathing problems, fever, hoarseness, painful swallowing, skin lesions (usually in tropical areas), sore throat (mild→severe)
Gonnorrhea
burning and pain while urinating, increased urinary frequency or urgency, discharge from the penis, Red or swollen opening of penis, tender or swollen testicles, sore throat, vaginal discharge, burning and pain while urinating, increased urination
Lyme Disease
body-wide itching, joint inflammation, stiff neck, unusual or strange behavior, chills, fever, headache, lethargy, muscle pain
Tuberculosis
cough (sometimes with phlegm), coughing up blood, excessive sweating, especially at night, fatigue, fever, unintentional weight loss, breathing difficulty, chest pain, wheezing
Typhoid Fever
diarrhea, bloody stools, high fever, rash on stomach and chest, chills, confusion, hallucinations, nosebleeds, severe fatigue, affects all major body systems
Scarlet Fever
fever, sore throat, characteristic rash, headache, muscle aches, swollen/red tongue
Syphilis
PRIMARY: painless sores on genitals, rectum, cervix, mouth, hands SECONDARY: skin rash, which varies in appearance, yet frequently involves the palms and soles including lesions called mucous patches or other moist, warty patches may be seen in/on the mouth, vagina, or penis TERTIARY: severe complications with heart, brain(including dementia), and nervous system
Whooping Cough
severe coughing that may end in a "whoop" sound, including diarrhea, vomiting, and high fever
AIDS
diarrhea, fatigue, fever, frequent vaginal east infections, headache, moth sores, muscular stiffness or aching, rash, sore throat, swollen lymph glands
Chicken Pox
red, itchy rash, initially resembling insect bites(on face, scalp, chest and back, small, liquid-filled blisters that break open and crust over, fever, abdominal pair or loss of appetite, mild headache
Ebola Hemorrhagic Virus
Rapid onset of fever, muscle pain, headache, and the inflammation of the pharynx, loss of fluid, bleeding from bodily openings, vomiting, and diarrhea
Herpes Simplex 2
one or more blisters on or around the genitals/rectum (type 2) or the mouth/lips (type 1). The blisters break, leaving tender ulcers.
Influenza
fever or feeling feverish/chills, rough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, fatigue, more common in children to vomit/have diarrhea
Poliomyelitis
sensitivity to touch; mild touch may be painful, stiff neck and back, swallowing difficulty, bloated feeling in abdomen, breathing difficulty, constipation, difficulty beginning to urinate, drooling, headache
Rabies
anxiety, stress, tension, drooling, convulsions, excitability, loss of function/feeling in an area of the body, low fever, muscles spasms, restlessness, swallowing difficulty
Smallpox
backache, delirium, diarrhea, excessive bleeding, fatigue, high fever, malaise, raised pink rash -- turns into sores that become crusty on day 8 or 9, severe headache, vomiting
Measles/Mumps
runny nose, sore throat, tiny white spots inside the mouth (Koplik's spots), cough, fever, rash, swelling of the parotid glands
West Nile Virus
abdominal pain, back pain, diarrhea, fever, headache, lack of appetite, muscle aches, nausea, sore throat, vomiting