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Carbuncle

Disease and causes
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Kheonthe Odias

on 13 November 2012

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By: Kheonthe' Odias & Chad Corace Carbuncle Diagnosis Most carbuncles are caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. This disease is contagious and can easily be spread. Carbuncle can develope anywhere but most common on the back and neck. It is made up of skin boils filled with pus, fluid and dead tissue. People usually catch this disorder by poor hygiene. Cause 46% of patients with Carbuncle die because it is either to late to cure it or the patient is to old and week to survive through operation. Mortality Rate Carbucnles usually must be drained for it to heal. Placing a warm cloth over infected area will help it drain. You will also have to use antibacterial soap and apply antibiotics to skin. Treatment Carbuncle most commonly grows places where you grow hair, such as your under arms, groin area, back, buttocks etc.. They grow in this area because of lack of hygiene. Areas From old villages out in the west they say carbuncles comes from a beast with a red ruby on its tail. Once you are infected, it was to believe that there is a monster inside of you. Myths Carbuncle is an infection on skin and tissues composed of a cluster of furuncles, usually due to Staphylococcus aureus (bacteria). Additional facts -People with carbuncle usually have swollen lumps that grows very fast that has a white yellowish center. -Carbuncles can easily be avoided by avoided bacteria and physical contacts with people, especially those with poor hygiene. Sources www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ Wikipedia.org yourfitnesspartner.info yahoo.com
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