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Bubonic Plague and AIDS

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  • Rapid weight loss
  • Dry cough
  • Recurring fever or profuse night sweats
  • Profound and unexplained fatigue
  • Swollen lymph glands in the armpits, groin, or neck
  • Diarrhea that lasts for more than a week
  • White spots or unusual blemishes on the tongue, in the mouth, or in the throat
  • Pneumonia
  • Red, brown, pink, or purplish blotches on or under the skin or inside the mouth, nose, or eyelids
  • Memory loss, depression, and other neurological disorders
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • The Bubonic Plague
    • Lumps, or buboes, on the armpits, neck, or groin
    • Dark, bruise-like splotches on the body,especially on the arm or thigh
    • Black tongue, lips, or fingernails
    • Aches and chills
    • Collapse of the nervous system
    • Hemorrhaging under the skin
    • Blister at flea bite site
    • High fever
    • Delerium
    • Extreme exhaustion
    • Prostration
    • Coughing
    • Extreme sweating




    Author: Brooke Wilder 2006