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BACTERIA INFECTION SYMPTOMS

infection symptoms

SOME INFECTION SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS

Bacterial infection occurs when bacteria enter your body and begin to multiply

These bacteria are harmless and can offer us benefits sometimes, such as helping with digestion.

Some types of bacteria, referred to as pathogenic bacteria, are harmful to us. When they infect us, they can cause disease.

Some of these infections can become serious, so be sure to see your doctor if you think you have a bacterial infection.

For example, a minor skin infection may develop into cellulitis if left untreated.

Additionally, some infections can lead to a life-threatening condition called sepsis. It’s an extreme response by your body to an infection.


hence, we’ll explore some of the bacterial infection symptoms in cuts, burns, and within the body.

INFECTION SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS


Bacterial infection symptoms and signs may vary depending on the location of the infection and the type of bacteria that’s causing it.

However, some general symptoms of a bacterial infection include:

  • fever
  • feeling tired or fatigued
  • swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, or groin
  • headache
  • nausea or vomiting

Cuts

Your skin is your body’s first defense against infection and also Breaks in the skin, like cuts, scrapes, or surgical incisions, can provide an entryway into the body for bacteria.

Symptoms of an infected cut or wound can include:

  • redness in the area of the wound, particularly if it spreads or forms a red streak
  • swelling or warmth in the affected area
  • pain or tenderness at or around the site of the wound
  • pus forming around or oozing from the wound
  • fever
  • swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, or groin
  • delayed wound healing

Strep throat

strep throat infection symptoms

Strep throat is an infection of the throat caused by a type of bacteria called group A Streptococcus. hence, Symptoms include:

  • sore throat
  • difficulty swallowing
  • red or white patches on the back of the throat
  • headache
  • loss of appetite

Urinary tract infection

urinary tract infection symptoms

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) occur when bacteria from your rectum or skin enter your urinary tract. UTI symptoms can include:

  • a burning sensation when urinating
  • having to urinate frequently
  • cloudy urine
  • abdominal cramps
  • fever

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in your lungs. thus, the Symptoms of pneumonia include:

  • cough
  • pain in your chest
  • fever
  • sweating or chills
  • shortness of breath
  • feeling tired or fatigued

Food poisoning

food poisoning infection symptoms

Food poisoning can happen when you consume food or water that’s been contaminated with bacteria. Symptoms can include:

  • nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • abdominal cramps
  • fever

Bacterial meningitis

Meningitis is inflammation of the tissues that surround the brain and spinal cord. therefore, Bacterial meningitis can develop from several types of bacteria. Symptoms include:

  • headache
  • stiff neck
  • fever
  • nausea or vomiting
  • confusion
  • sensitivity to light

Sepsis

An untreated bacterial infection can also put you at risk for developing a life-threatening condition called sepsis.

Sepsis occurs when an infection causes an extreme reaction in your body.

Sepsis is always a medical emergency. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following:

  • shortness of breath
  • fast heart rate
  • fever
  • being in severe pain or discomfort
  • chills or sweating
  • confusion

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