Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Gastrointestinal Bleeding can happen anywhere along gastrointestinal (digestive) tract from the person’s mouth to the anus. It can appear as vomit or blood in the stool, or can be occult (hidden) and found only by performing tests. The symptoms of Gastrointestinal Bleeding may include hematemesis (vomiting up blood), hematochezia (visible rectum blood), and melena (passing […]

Typhoid Fever

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Typhoid Fever is an infection, resulted from a bacterium called salmonella typhi. The typhoid organism is shed in the infected individual’s urine and in feces. Improper washing of hands after urination or defecation can spread salmonella typhi in water or food supply. Flies can transmit the bacteria from feces to food. In rare cases, hospital […]

Anthrax

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Anthrax is a medical condition, which is resulted from the bacterium called Bacillus Anthracis, which may infect gastrointestinal tract, lungs, and skin. Anthrax is greatly contagious and, possibly, a fatal infection. Usually, Anthrax spreads to individuals from various animals, particularly, sheep, cows, and goats. Spores (dormant bacteria) may live in the animals products (for example, […]

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