Diphtheria Natural Treatment

What Is Diphtheria?

Generally rare in the United States and other developed countries in large part due to the diphtheria vaccine, diphtheria is a bacterial infection that affects the mucous membranes of the nose and throat. Typically characterized by fever, sore throat, general weakness and swollen glands, diphtheria is very contagious and requires a significant amount of time for recovery. The trademark sign of the illness if a sheet of thick, grayish material coating the back of the throat, which can block the windpipe and make breathing difficult.

General symptoms of diphtheria develop between two to five days after a person has been exposed to the bacteria. In addition to pervasive cold-like symptoms, diphtheria is also characterized by rapid breathing, nasal discharge, fever, chills and malaise. In rare cases, no signs or symptoms are shown and the infected individual is considered a carrier as he or she can infect other individuals but is not sick.

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