Symptoms of Gastrointestinal Anthrax


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General information about symptoms of Gastrointestinal Anthrax: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Gastrointestinal Anthrax. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Gastrointestinal Anthrax. Furthermore, symptoms of Gastrointestinal Anthrax may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Gastrointestinal Anthrax.

List of symptoms of Gastrointestinal Anthrax: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Gastrointestinal Anthrax includes:

Symptoms of Gastrointestinal Anthrax: The intestinal disease form of anthrax may follow the consumption of contaminated meat and is characterized by an acute inflammation of the intestinal tract. Initial signs of nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, fever are followed by abdominal pain, vomiting of blood, and severe diarrhea. Intestinal anthrax results in death in 25% to 60% of cases. 1

The intestinal disease form of anthrax may follow the ingestion of anthrax bacteria and is characterized by an acute inflammation of the intestinal tract. Initial signs of nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, and fever are followed by abdominal pain, vomiting of blood, and severe diarrhea. Intestinal anthrax results in death in 25% to 60% of cases. 2

More symptoms of Gastrointestinal Anthrax: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Gastrointestinal Anthrax, underlying causes of Gastrointestinal Anthrax, associated conditions for Gastrointestinal Anthrax, risk factors for Gastrointestinal Anthrax, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:



Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Anthrax General: DBMD
2. excerpt from Anthrax: NWHIC

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