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List Of Diseases Caused By Bacteria

Bacteria are present everywhere around us.

Diseases Caused By Bacteria List (3)

Some of them are good, some are neutral but there are lots of dangerous bacteria which are capable of causing serious diseases.

1. Cholera:

It is one of the most dangerous diseases cause by bacteria.

The bacterium, Vibrio Cholerae generally enters into the human body through dirty water.

Some of the common symptoms includes diarrhea and may result in dehydration. Although vaccine is available for the prevention of Cholera, but maintenance of proper hygiene is the best way to prevent this bacteria from entering your body.

2. Pneumonia:

It is another dangerous bacterial disease.

It can cause a lot of problems in our body like cough, high fever, muscle pain and can also result in a severe loss of appetite.

Pneumonia is one of the main reasons behind so many deaths every year. It is estimated that almost 3.5 million humans every year die because of it.

It generally attacks people with a weak immune system, like people who are above 70 years of age or children who are just 1 or 2 years old. Fortunately, antibiotics are very effective against this kind of bacteria.

With proper treatment, the bacteria can be killed in two or three weeks.

3. Anthrax:

It is caused by the bacterium, Bacillus Anthrasis.

It is seen in many people and animals, and can be extremely fatal.

It doesn’t spread directly from one person to another person.

It generally spreads from animals who are already infected and also through dead human bodies. It enters into our immunity system through the lungs or the intestines.

It releases poisonous toxins into our blood, which weakens our tissues and in many cases may result in death. It can be treated with some antibiotics like penicillin. But the antibiotics needs to be taken immediately.

If it is delayed, then even though the antibiotics will kill the bacteria, but the toxins already present in the body may kill the patient.

4. Gonorrhea:

Diseases Caused By Bacteria List (2)It is caused by the Neisseria bacteria. It is generally transmitted sexually between humans.

The victims of this bacteria are generally between the age group of 15 and 30.

It is not a local disease, people from all over the world suffers from this bacteria.In case of men, it may cause extreme pain in the penis and urethra.

Women may suffer from excruciating pain in the uterus.

It can be treated with the help of antibiotics.

5. Typhoid:

Typhoid is also another serious bacterial disease.

The bacteria, Salmonella generally enters into our body from dirty water or foods, and may result in high fever or diarrhea.

Proper hygiene must be maintained to prevent this bacteria.