Clinical signs & symptoms
This is the most common form of anthrax.The symptoms includes-
Small itchy or blisters on the skin surfaces
A painless swollen sore with a black center
Swelling in nearby lymph glands and tissues.
This is the mildest from and can be easily treated.
Abdominal pain and swelling
Loss of appetite
Flushing face and red eyes
Nausea and vomiting
Sore throat with difficulty in swallowing
Swelling of the neck and neck glands
Coughing up of the blood
Nausea and vomiting,flu like symptoms
Low oxygen level
Meningitis and shock
This is the mostly deadly form of anthrax and it is fatal in 80-90% of the cases.
It is more common among the people who inject heroin.
Abscess in and around the injected site
Blisters and bumps,papules around the imjected site
A swollen sore is seen near the injected site.
Progressive form of the disease: