1 common communicable diseases2


Published on

Published in: Health & Medicine
1 Like
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

1 common communicable diseases2

  1. 1. Common Communicable Diseases Enfermedad Contagiosa Unit 5:1 Objective: Today you will learn what a communicable disease is, examples of communicable diseases and how they are spread. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  2. 2. Good Bacteria Bad Bacteria Lactobacillus- to ferment and preserve milk and plant products Streptococcus- Causes strep throat or pneumonia. Intestinal BacteriaKeep bad bacteria away CampylobacterCauses food poisoning E. Coli- Causes you to Probiotics- bacteria that get sick and can even help you keep a healthy kill you. colon. Yersinia pestis or Micro Flora- Help your bubonic plague body use vitamins Just there Bacteria
  3. 3. Disease Transmission Symptoms Malaria Mosquito Fever Chills Excessive sweating, brain damage or death Sleeping Sickness Tsetse Fly Fever, headache, joint pain, confusion, insomnia. (When in Brain) Amoebiasis Abscess in liver, lungs, spleen and skin. Blood in stool, abdominal pain.
  4. 4. A trash Can or the Kitchen Floor? Kitchen Floor is worse
  5. 5. Dog Food Bowl or Sponge? Sponge is worse
  6. 6. Cell Phone or Toilet Seat? Cell Phone is worse
  7. 7. What type of Transmission • The student in the class before you sneezes all over the keyboard and you use it and then get sick. • Your friend has a pathogen that is still in the incubation phase. You share a straw and you end up sick. • A dog has rabies and it bites you and passes the pathogens to you.
  8. 8. Fungi Bacteria Virus Virus Fungi Rickettsia Bacteria Fungi Bacteria Virus Virus
  9. 9. Common Cold Influenza “Flu” Hepatitis Mononucleosis
  10. 10. • The MOST common communicable disease. • Caused by any of 100 viruses. Mild Fever Runny Nose Itchy Eyes Sneezing Coughing Mild Sore Throat Headache
  11. 11. Rest Drink a lot of liquids Medicines only relieve symptoms temporarily, they don’t get rid of the cold. This is why rest is important even if you are feeling better. Rest and stay home for at least 24 hours this is when your cold is most contagious.
  12. 12. Influenza is a communicable disease caused by a virus that changes rapidly making it difficult for vaccines to stop the spread of the flu completely. Exhaustion Headache Body ache Respiratory Problems Fever
  13. 13. Rest Balanced Diet Drink Fluids Medicines for Symptoms
  14. 14. A viral disease of the liver. Causes yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, flu-like symptoms, and swelling of liver. Hepatitis A Hepatitis B -No treatment -Treat with medicine -Contagious period -Contagious period is unknown Varies and can be -Vaccine is 100% years effective -Vaccine is 80-95% effective
  15. 15. Known as the “kissing disease” and “mono.” It is a viral disease and can be spread by kissing and by casual contact. XOXO “the kissing disease”
  16. 16. How to treat Mononucleosis? A lot of Rest for 3-6 weeks
  17. 17. Other Communicable  Diseases Chicken Pox Pneumonia Rubella Measles Mumps Whooping Cough Tuberculosis Vaccines have nearly wiped out those diseases.
  18. 18. Vaccines A preparation of dead or weakened germs. Introduces your body to the  pathogen and then your body can learn to fight off the germs. Vaccines have nearly wiped out those diseases.
  19. 19. Unit Project Spend any of you extra class time doing this Word Search 20 words 20 definitions Must be fully completed by the end of the Graph Paper 25x25 square
  20. 20. • Handwashing activity