Florida is a state in which the majority of its inhabitants frequently go to the beach, and in times of vacation more, but this year a deadly bacterium is also known as “eats meat” has terrified citizens and several cases have been detected of people infected by it.
It is important to know that it is the deadly bacteria. The scientific name is necrotizing fasciitis, it produces a very strange bacterial infection, which spreads rapidly throughout the body, it is not about death, explains the news portal cubaenmiami.com.
The bacteria necrotizing fasciitis is a group A streptococcus, to fight it and administer antibiotics and see the doctor as soon as possible.
The people who can acquire the bacteria more easily.
If you have cuts, scrapes, burns, insect bites, puncture wounds (such as those caused by the use of intravenous drugs), or surgical wounds, you should avoid entering the sea.
When a person is inoculated, the infection spreads very quickly. The first symptoms of what can be infected with necrotizing fasciitis is that the area has the right to redden or swell. In addition, the pain is very intense and covers areas outside the wound.
When the necrotizing fasciitis is more advanced, the symptoms are ulcers, blisters or black spots on the skin. Also included are changes in skin color, text or records of the infected area, dizziness, fatigue, diarrhea or nausea.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that necrotizing fasciitis can spread frequently so patients must be operated to stop the infection.
Doctors provide intravenous antibiotics to try to stop the infection.
The people most susceptible to contracting the disease are kidney patients, diabetes, scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and cancer.
The most important thing is to take care of wounds and to avoid infections, says the official website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.