Fields, Lucy S.
Gregory, L. R.
Owen, Mariscilla K.
Pool, Naomi C.
|Disease Name||Symptoms, description|
|Apoplexy||Paralysis due to stroke|
|Bright's Disease||Chronic inflammatory disease of kidneys|
Child bed fever
Infection following birth of a child
|Cholera||Acute severe contagious diarrhea with intestinal lining sloughing|
|Cholera morbus||Characterized by nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, elevated temperature, etc. Could be appendicitis|
|Congestive chills/ fever||Malaria|
|Decrepitude||Feebleness due to old age|
|Dropsy||Edema (swelling), often caused by kidney or heart disease|
|Dropsy of the Brain||Encephalitis|
|Dysentery||Inflammation of colon with frequent passage of mucous and blood|
|Encephalitis||Swelling of brain; aka sleeping sickness|
|Flux||An excessive flow or discharge of fluid like hemorrhage or diarrhea|
|Grippe/grip||Influenza like symptoms|
|Jaundice||Condition caused by blockage of intestines|
|Lockjaw||Tetanus or infectious disease affecting the muscles of the neck and jaw. Untreated, it is fatal in 8 days|
|Meningitis||Inflation of brain or spinal cord|
|Nepritis||Inflammation of kidneys|
|Quinsy||Abscess behind tonsils|
|Small pox||Contagious disease with fever and blisters|
|Summer complaint||Diarrhea, usually in infants caused by spoiled milk|
|Tuberculosis||Bacterial infection that primarily attacks the lungs, but which may also affect the kidneys, bones, lymph nodes, and brain. Symptoms of TB include coughing, chest pain, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, weight loss, fever, chills, and fatigue.|
|Tetanus||Infectious fever characterized by high fever, headache and dizziness|
|Thrush||Childhood disease characterized by spots on mouth, lips and throat|
|Trench mouth|| apathos ulcers or a virus
|Typhus||Infectious fever characterized high fever, headache, and dizziness|
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