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What are the signs and symptoms of anthrax?

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What are the signs and symptoms of anthrax?

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Symptoms of disease vary depending on how the disease was contracted, but symptoms usually occur within 7 days. Cutaneous anthrax is the most common naturally occurring type of infection (>95%) and usually occurs after skin contact with contaminated meat, wool, hides, or leather from infected animals. The incubation period ranges from 1-12 days. The skin infection begins as a small papule, progresses to a vesicle in 1-2 days followed by a necrotic ulcer. The lesion is usually painless, but patients also may have fever, malaise, headache, and regional lymphadenopathy. Most (about 95%) anthrax infections occur when the bacterium enters a cut of abrasion on the skin. Skin infection begins as a raised bump that resembles a spider bite, but (within 1-2 days) it develops into a vesicle and then a painless ulcer, usually 1-3 cm in diameter, with a characteristic black necrotic (dying) area in the center. Lymph glands in the adjacent area may swell. About 20% of untreated cases of cutaneous an

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Anthrax exposures can be classified into three types based mainly on the route of entry of the anthrax into the human body and some of the clinical manifestations or the symptoms. Symptoms of disease vary depending on how the disease was contracted, but symptoms usually occur within 7 days. Cutaneuous anthrax, where your skin surface is exposed to anthrax and you develop a skin lesion. The incubation period ranges from 1-12 days. The skin infection begins as a small papule, progresses to a vesicle in 1-2 days followed by a necrotic ulcer. The lesion is usually painless, but patients also may have fever, malaise, headache, and regional lymphadenopathy. Most (about 95%) anthrax infections occur when the bacterium enters a cut or abrasion on the skin. Skin infection begins as a raised bump that resembles a spider bite. It really looks like a swelling on the skin. It can appear anywhere on your body; but often appears on the arms or hands. Lymph glands in the adjacent area may swell. The s

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Symptoms of disease vary depending on how the disease was contracted, but symptoms usually occur within 7 days. Cutaneous anthrax is the most common naturally occurring, type of infection (>95%) and usually occurs after skin contact with contaminated meat, wool, hides, or leather from infected animals. The incubation period ranges from 1-12 days. The skin infection begins as a small papule, progresses to a vesicle in 1-2 days followed by a necrotic ulcer. The lesion is usually painless, but patients also may have fever, malaise, headache, and regional lymphadenopathy. Most (about 95%) anthrax infections occur when the bacterium enters a cut or abrasion on the skin. Skin infection begins as a raised bump that resembles a spider bite, but (within 1B2 days) it develops into a vesicle and then a painless ulcer, usually 1B3 cm in diameter, with a characteristic black necrotic (dying) area in the center. Lymph glands in the adjacent area may swell. About 20% of untreated cases of cutaneous a

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