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435 Possible Causes for Exposure to Contaminated Water, Headache

  • Typhus

    A 19-year-old man had an unexplained fever, dizziness, headache, fatigue, and pain in the scrotum. An FDG PET/CT imaging was acquired to assess fever of unknown origin.[] Scrub typhus is an acute infectious disease caused by Orienta tsutsugamushi, which is clinically manifested by fever, generalized lymphadenopathy, diffuse myalgia, headache[] Mean age, duration of fever at presentation, presence of headache and, altered sensorium and presence of hepatomegaly/splenomegaly were statistically significantly different[]

  • Rare Form of Salmonellosis

    Common symptoms include fever, malaise, bradycardia, headache, abdominal pain, and constipation.[] Infections can come from exposure to food or water, contaminated with S. Typhi from a person carrying the disease or fecal matter from a person with the disease.[] Salmonella is a common bacterium that causes infection in humans, usually through exposure to inadequately processed foods like chicken or eggs, contaminated water, and contact[]

  • Schistosomiasis

    The reported case is of a 9-year old sukuma-black African boy referred to Bugando Medical Centre with complaints of fever, abdominal pain, headache and generalized body weakness[] Contamination occurs through exposure to contaminated water in the endemic region.[] CNS Neurological involvement may present with headaches, nausea, paresthesia, seizures, signs of muscle weakness and paraplegia.[]

  • Leptospirosis

    After a 1-week history of fever, headache, myalgia, and vomiting they developed jaundice and renal failure.[] […] to contaminated water.[] Twenty days later he presented with fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, arthralgia, headache, conjunctival suffusion and icterus.[]

  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

    A severe inflammatory reaction to the parasite that causes nocturnal fever, headaches, dyspnea and myalgia in the setting of acute disease (also known as Katayama syndrome[] In addition, prostacyclin side effects are common and include jaw pain, leg and foot pain, headache, diarrhea, ascites and flushing.[] (1) systemic hypotension (typically systolic BP 10% compared to the level before inhalation, or (3) moderately or severely intolerable adverse effects, such as nausea or headache[]

  • Petroleum

    We aimed to (i) follow up on UNEP recommendations by investigating health symptoms associated with exposure to contaminated water; and (ii) assess the adequacy and utilization[] […] soils and water.[] Ground water of this area was contaminated with polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from the leaking oil storage tanks and pipe lines.[]

  • Weil's Disease

    Mnemonic for leptospirosis "LEPTOSPIRO " Lymphadenopathy Encephalitis (And meningitis) Pain in abdomen Transmitted through animal urine Occipital headache Suffusion (conjunctival[] […] soil, water or even food, which are the primary sources of human exposure.[] Leptospirosis may occur in two phases: After the first phase (with fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, vomiting, or diarrhea) the patient may recover for a time but become[]

  • Tularemia

    The disease is characterized by a sudden onset with high fever, headache, malaise, chills, myalgia, and arthralgia.[] Through the bite of an infected tick or deerfly Handling infected animal carcasses, most likely rodents or rabbits Exposure of contaminated water Breathing in Tularemia bacteria[] Moderate systemic reactogenicity (mostly headache or feeling tired) was reported by 23% of participants receiving either vaccine.[]

  • Atypical Pneumonia

    Herein we report a 44-year-old male patient displaying atypical pneumonia symptoms of intermittent fever, dry cough, chest pain, dyspnea, headache, hepatitis, and hyponatremia[] […] to contaminated aerosolised water (for example, from air conditioning systems).[] Lack of alveolar exudate. [12] Despite general symptoms and problems with the upper respiratory tract (such as high fever, headache, a dry irritating cough followed later[]

  • Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

    We present a case of a 65-year-old Caucasian man with a history of rheumatoid arthritis, off immunosuppression for 18 months, who presented with 2 years of chronic headaches[] Exposure to contaminated water can also cause mild P. aeruginosa infections in healthy people outside of healthcare settings.[] […] returned to the emergency room, presenting with proptosis of the right eyeball, subconjunctival haemorrhage, ophthalmoplegia and intense pain in the right orbit, in addition to headaches[]

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