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					Pioneers
Diseases And Its Cures
                                          Burns
• The most affective cures to treat burns in the
  1800’s was to treat the afflicted area with egg
  white
                                     Cholera
• Cholera is a diarrhea from drinking bad (unclean)
  water.
• patients may die within three hours if medical
  treatment is not provided.
• Cholera can be treated with oral rehydration
  therapy.
                                 Snake bite
• When a person had a snakebite on the Oregon
  trail,somebody will slice open the bite and sucks
  the poison out of the person.
• A snake bite on the ankle.»»
                                      Scurvy
• Scurvy happened when a person had an improper
  diet. This disease affects their teeth.
• Scurvy is a disease resulting from a shortage of
  Vitamin C
                                   Head and body lice

• Head and Body lice was one of the most common disease on the
  trail.
• Lice on the hair and body are usually treated with medicated
  shampoos or cream rinses. Nit combs can be used to remove lice
  and nits from the hair. Laundering clothes using high heat can
  eliminate body lice.
                                                     Malaria
• Malaria symptoms are chills, sweats, fever, and a bad pain.
• Malaria is a disease brought by the mosquitoes.
• People catch malaria when the parasite enters the blood. A
  parasite is an organism that lives off of another organism called a
  host. A parasite takes from the host organism, but does not help
  it. Instead, it usually harms the host.
                                          Dengue fever
• Dengue fever was also called a “break bone fever”
• Most people died because of dengue fever.
• Dengue is passed to humans by the Aedes Aegypti or more rarely the
  Aedes Albopictus mosquito , which feed during the day.
• Two fifths of the world's population are now at risk from dengue and
  that there may be 50 million cases of dengue infection worldwide
  every year. This disease is now attacking more than 100 countries.
• The signs of dengue fever are severe stomachache, Throw-ups, body’s
  shaking, runny nose, a high fever, and a bad cough.
                                    Diarrhea
•On the wagon train, the people who had
diarrhea is treated by a spoonful of water
 in blackberry root that had been boiled.
   •Shigella germ is a type of germ that
    makes human to have diarrheas»»
                        Common cold
•   A common cold is an unwanted
    infecting disease.
•   It affects the respiratory system, like
    the nose and the throat. There is no
    medical care to cure the disease.
    There are drugs that can stop the
    symptoms, though.
•   The signs of cold is when you have a
    scratchy throat or a runny nose,
    congestion, and sneezing. These
    sometimes are followed by muscle
    aches, fatigue, malaise, headache,
    weakness, and also lost of appetite.
•   Rhinovirus, a germ that makes people
    to have common colds, lasts for 3 days
    in the air, and they made most
    viruses.
                                                    Rheumatism
• Pioneers use skunk
  grease to cure
  rheumatism.
• Rheumatism or
  rheumatic disorder is a
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  medical problems
  affecting the joints and
  connective tissue.

				
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