What is Brucella disease? What are the symptoms of brucellosis and is there a cure?

Brucella disease, which is generally experienced in Eastern Anatolia and Southeastern Anatolia regions in our country, is one of the serious health problems. It is transmitted in animals with brucellosis virus and in milk obtained from them. Animals infected with the brucellosis virus and people who consume their food are also transmitted in this way. This leads to problems such as fatigue and bone pain. So what is Brucella disease? What are the symptoms of brucellosis?

Brucellosis disease caused by the brucellosis virus is transmitted to our immune system from the meat and milk of animals such as cows, goats and sheep. This disease, which manifests itself with joint pain, imitates other diseases as a symptom, so experts have difficulty in making the diagnosis for a long time. This disease is more common in spring and summer. The 15-year-old age group has a high incidence of this disease. People in villages are more at risk of contracting this bacterium than people in the city. In addition, yogurt and fresh cheese made from milk that has not been boiled over high heat increase the risk of catching bacteria.

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WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF brucella disease?

Severe pain in the back, waist, knees and wrists,

Loss of appetite and weight due to eating disorders,

Unexplained sweating and loss of consciousness after fever,

Waking up at night with sweat,

Pain in knee bones

Symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea increase the severity of the disease,

Enlargement of the heart, spleen, lymph and liver is one of the most serious symptoms.

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It is an infection transmitted to humans through milk and dairy products obtained from animals such as cattle, sheep and goats and their products. The disease, which is also known as sheep disease, cheese disease among the people; Although it is more common in our country in the Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia Regions, it is observed in all regions.

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Drug treatment is started in order to reduce or destroy this bacterium, which has been living in the human body for a long time. Antibiotic treatment is applied to brucella disease diagnosed in the first stage. Thus, the bacteria is eliminated from the body in three months. This prevents the bacteria from becoming chronic. However, if the brucellosis bacteria is not detected early, it can cause heart diseases and neurological disorders. The treatment is applied both according to brucella disease and according to other diseases that develop with it.

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