Top 10 Most Painful Diseases in the World

9. Ebola hemorrhagic fever

Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by Ebola virus. As the name suggests it is bleeding due to damage of blood vessels. About 90 % of the patients could not survive this disease. The patients die due to shock or low blood pressure rather than from blood loss. The symptoms include vomiting, headache, fever, joint aches, internal as well as external bleeding. Ebola virus not only affects humans but also other primates. Fruit bats are known to be reservoir of this disease. Ebola virus can infect a healthy person through contact with an infected person. Therefore patient should be kept separately and his belongings should not be reused and waste should be disposed properly to avoid further spread of this disease.

8. Shingles (herpes zoster)

Shingles is caused by virus herpes zoster. It is among the most painful diseases. The pain is due to blisters and rashes formed on skin. The same virus causes chicken pox but in shingles it affects the nerves causing neural disorder. The risk of getting this disease increases with age , however it can also effect children. Its symptoms include rashes, temporary paralysis, genital sores, stomach disorder etc. A single dose of shingles vaccine after the age of 60 can help to prevent or reduce the extremity of the disease

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