Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Rabies Virus Symptoms Definition Causes Prevention Treatments Cures

What is Rabies Virus? / Rabies Virus Definition:-

Rabies is a viral infection that attacks the central nervous system in warm-blooded animals. Humans contract the disease when an infected animal bites them and its saliva comes into contact with the human's blood.

Rabies Virus Symptoms Signs:-

Flu-like symptoms, Paralysis, Cerebral dysfunction, Anxiety, Insomnia, Confusion, Agitation, Abnormal behavior, Paranoia , Terror, Hallucination , Delirium, Inability to speak or swallow, Paralyzed jaw and throat, Fever, Headache, Irritability, Excessive movements or agitation, Cardiac arrest, Weakness or paralysis (when a person cannot move some part of the body), Difficulty speaking, Extreme sensitivity to bright lights, sounds, or touch, Difficulty swallowing, Increased lacrimation, Hyper salivation, Itching or pain at the site of the bite

Rabies Virus Causes:-

Rabies cause acute encephalitis which is inflammation of the brain.

Most Common Risk Factor of Rabies includes the following:

Rabies virus, Bite of a rabid animal, Veterinarians, Saliva or brain tissue of an infected animal, Laboratory workers, Dogs, bats, skunks, raccoons, foxes, and other wild animals, Animal caretakers or handlers.

Rabies Virus Prevention Treatments Cures Vaccine:-

A series of vaccinations after exposure can prevent the disease.

Clean the wound well with soap and water, and seek professional medical help.

Immune globulins are disease-fighting proteins that provide you with temporary antibodies.

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