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Maxwell J. Nanes, DO

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency Medicine)

Dr Nanes received a doctorate from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete a residency in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. There he trained at Froedtert Hospital and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in the practice of adult and pediatric emergency medicine. He was a chief resident and received numerous awards for teaching excellence during his time there. | | After residency he took a job at a community hospital where he and his colleagues worked through the toughest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. |

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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What is Anthrax?

Anthrax is a bacterial infection caused by Bacillus anthracis. Infection can occur from inhaling anthrax while working with infected animals or animal products such as wool, hides, or hair, but it does not spread between humans. Anthrax can cause damage to multiple organ systems, inflammation of the brain and spinal cord coverings, leading to massive bleeding and death.

Typical Symptoms of Anthrax

  • Blisters on the hands and/or feet

  • Scab

  • Skin Itching

  • Bumps containing pus

  • Skin blisters that break easily

  • Headache

  • Fever

  • Skin problem over the back of the hand

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Anthrax

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Are there blisters on your hands and feet?

  • Do you have a scab?

  • Is your skin itchy?

  • Do you have pus-filled bumps on your skin?

  • Do you have easily torn blisters on your skin?

Treatmentof Anthrax

Starting treatment early with antibiotics is effective for those who are infected. Vaccination for high-risk groups is recommended.

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  • Scab

  • Itchy skin

  • Pustule

  • Headache

  • Fever

References

  • Manish M, Verma S, Kandari D, Kulshreshtha P, Singh S, Bhatnagar R. Anthrax prevention through vaccine and post-exposure therapy. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2020 Dec;20(12):1405-1425. doi: 10.1080/14712598.2020.1801626. Epub 2020 Aug 24. PMID: 32729741.

    https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14712598.2020.1801626

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  • Wenner KA, Kenner JR. Anthrax. Dermatol Clin. 2004 Jul;22(3):247-56, v. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2004.03.001. PMID: 15207306.

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  • Kamal SM, Rashid AK, Bakar MA, Ahad MA. Anthrax: an update. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. 2011 Dec;1(6):496-501. doi: 10.1016/S2221-1691(11)60109-3. PMID: 23569822; PMCID: PMC3614207.

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Reviewed By:

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO

Maxwell J. Nanes, DO (Emergency Medicine)

Dr Nanes received a doctorate from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and went on to complete a residency in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. There he trained at Froedtert Hospital and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in the practice of adult and pediatric emergency medicine. He was a chief resident and received numerous awards for teaching excellence during his time there. | | After residency he took a job at a community hospital where he and his colleagues worked through the toughest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. |

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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