Then an unseen bloodsucker gets into a writer's nose. It soon becomes clear that he has been suffering from viral rhabdomyolysis, a disease in which the destroys muscle cells. As she rests in preparation for a brain surgery, the young woman suddenly yells, then passes out. Parasites are ruthless, single-minded and above all devious. They can hide in the darkest recesses of the body, and they can survive the most powerful drugs.
A deadly amoeba known as kills a firefighter who suffered from. An energetic college student has been healthy, until she suddenly feels like she can't get enough oxygen and starts wheezing. A man is infected with. Initially, she appears to have the flu, then meningitis. Initially, she appears to have walking pneumonia, but antibiotics fail to treat her. A British nature-loving landscaper who suffers from debilitating allergies deliberately infects himself with hookworms during a vacation to to help relieve his symptoms. A employee at a chemical factory who used to smoke contracts the fluke from eating raw crayfish, causing him to cough up blood.
A 57-year-old mother of five children suffers nausea, loss of appetite, muscle spasms, and vomiting caused by the worms damaging her intestines, which she might have picked up from being in contact with infected soil. Initially, it appears to be a case of pneumonia, but after a surgery to fix his spine, he develops stabbing pain in his throat. An older mother of five children deals with nausea, loss of appetite, muscle spasms, and vomiting from the Strongyloides worm, which she may have picked up from being in contact with infected soil. Germs and microscopic amoeba invisible to the human eye, worms and insects thirsty for blood. A retired schoolteacher enjoys his retirement with his wife, when suddenly, he feels a lack of appetite for his favorite food. An invisible attacker ravages a fourth grade teacher from the inside out while a ticking time bomb threatens to end a young dancer's career.
These parasites are sex maniacs. A nine-year-old girl gets infected with the Giardia parasite, which gives her severe stomach cramps. It turns out that he has a weakened immune system, and that he was infected with a rare, flesh-eating bacterium known as. The infection appears to be caused by , but it turns out that she has been infected by , that she contracted from her aquarium. A marathon runner deals with Leishmaniasis, which causes his spleen to swell.
In 2000, a group of teenage students are affected by worms after they ate a contaminated salad in Jamaica. However, the abdominal cramps return and become so intense that they force him to go to the hospital and get surgery. In 1967, an elderly Vietnam War veteran was diagnosed with and successfully treated, but later in 2003, he has his legs and testicles destroyed by caused by worms. A spinal tap reveals that the little girl has. A teenage college student has been enjoying college life, until she suddenly feels chest pain. A marathon runner deals with Leishmaniasis, which causes his spleen to swell.
We suggest to press pause and let the movie load for a couple of minutes in the background then you can start watching it. Next, she experiences audible hallucinations, twitching of her head, confusion over her age, and even grand mal seizures. Most shows start as a commonly diagnosed disease but then transform into a different life-threatening or serious disease, which will be cured most of the time at the end. A man comes down with. Only when it is too late as a result of the incompetence of the medical staff does it becomes clear that the teenager has died from.
It is revealed that the baby has swallowed a button battery, which has burned a hole in his esophagus. Note: At the time when this episode was shot, people and restaurants were not washing raspberries due to the fact that water pressure causes the berries to break apart. The second season premiered on Wednesday June 9, 2010 and then returned for a third season on October 5, 2012. Tests show that she has been infected by. An older married couple is celebrating for their planned future, when suddenly, they both have flu-like symptoms.
Soon, though, she starts experiencing hallucinations. Out of the 216 cases documented on the show, only 12 of those ended in the victim dying, usually from a disease with an extremely low survival rate. A retiree gets from staying in a dusty hospital after his knee surgery. There are some who are violent, manipulative and have taken sex to the extreme. After many tests, it becomes clear that he has , caused by which was contracted from rats while cleaning out storage containers at the homeless shelter. Initially, it seems he simply has a colon condition called. A retiree gets scabies from mites he got from staying in the hospital in the past.
An outbreak of occurs in the south part of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and kills 101 people, caused by human feces contaminating the city's water system and evaded the water treatment as the cysts can survive chlorination. A teenage dancer becomes concerned when her skin is covered with a red and lumpy rash which is discovered to be the result of a parasitic worm called that she contracted from eating a sandwich with undercooked pork at a picnic. An elderly delivery man in comes down with. The overwhelming majority of cases and their victims occur throughout the , but a few cases and their victims come from. A young college student gets a strange wound that slowly grows and oozes from Leishmaniasis after traveling to two countries from South America.