Asked in Biology, Immune System
Why do pathogens make us feel ill?
Many pathogens enter the body through the mouth and nose.The linings of the mouth, throat and nose produce mucus which can trap bacteria. This mucus is periodically swallowed and the acid in the stomach kills most of the bacteria. So that's how we get colds and why pathogens make us feel icky and ill. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Oral Health and Dental Care, Wisdom Teeth and Oral Surgery, Dentists
Can infected impacted wisdom teeth make you feel ill?
Yes. Infected impacted wisdom teeth can make you feel ill. The poison from the infection is close to your brain and is poisoning your brain. Your brain reacts to the poison by telling you something is wrong. It makes you feel ill. ...
Asked in Food & Cooking
Why should you not eat food which has fallen on the floor?
When food comes in contact with a surface, it can become covered in potentially harmful bacteria that may make you feel ill or be harmful to your body. ...
How do bacteria cause food poisoning?
Bacteria can cause foodborne illness one of two ways: # Infection happens when the bacteria are ingested and grow in your digestive tract and make you ill. # Intoxication happens when bacteria have grown in the food and formed a toxin which makes you ill. Intoxication can occur even after the bacteria have been killed off. ...
Asked in Meteorology and Weather, Global Warming, Surgery and Hospitalization, Climatology and Climate Changes
How do you fall ill seriously?
You can fall seriously ill by being involved in an accident or experiencing some sort of injury. Coming into contact with certain bacteria can also make you seriously ill. ...