Human Diseases | SSC CGL

Human Diseases   

 Questions are asked from the topic  Human Diseases  in SSC and  all competitive Exams. 

 

we are providing here some important diseases and their causes  &   carrier.   

 

They are going to be really helpful for your upcoming ssc and other competitive  exams.

 

Viral Diseases

  • Rabies → “Rhabdo” (Pathogen) → Mad-Dog ( carrier). It is caused by the “Rhabdo Virus” 

 

  • Small pox → It is caused by the “Variola Virus” 
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  • AIDS →

 

  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes is the full form of  AIDS .

 

  • It is caused by the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus.) & is transmitted with the help of “sperm” (unsafe sexual intercourse & infected blood (mother to child). 

 

  • Chicken pox → It is caused by the “Varicella Virus” 

 

  • Dengue → It is caused by the attack of millions of virus and is transmitted by the bite of “Aedes aegypti” Mosquito which is a day biter.   

 

  • It is also known as the “Break Bone fever”.

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Bacterial Diseases 

  • Syphilis →

 

  • It is caused by the pathogen “Treponema Pallidum” & it is transmitted through unsafe sexual intercourse, saliva & infected blood .

 

  • Gonorrhea → It is caused by the pathogen “Neisseria gonorrhoeae” & it is transmitted through (i) unsafe sexual intercourse (ii) saliva (iii) Infected Blood 

 

  • Leprosy → It is caused by the “Mycobacterium Leprae” 

 

  • Tuberculosis → (TB) →

 

  • It is caused by the pathogen “Mycobacterium” & is transmitted through infected food, water & coughing & sneezing of the infected person.

Common and Scientific Names of Vitamins

  • It affects the entire body part majorly Lungs & Bones. 

 

  • Tetanus → It is caused by the pathogen “Clostridium”. It is also known as “Locked Jaw”.

 

  • Typhoid → It is caused by the pathogens “Salmonella Typhii” 

 

 

Protozoan Diseases

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  • Filaria (Elephantiasis) → It is a protozoan infection which is caused by the pathogen “Wuchereria bancrofti”.

 

  • It is transmitted by the bite of “Culex” mosquito which highly breeds in the shelters of cow & buffalo. 

 

  • Malaria → It is caused by the pathogen “Plasmodium” & is transmitted through the bite of “Female Anopheles” mosquito.

 

  • Insomnia (Sleeping sickness) → It is a protozoan infection which caused by the pathogen “Tryponema”.

 

 

  • It is transmitted by the bite of “Sand fly” or “Tse-Tse” fly.

Fungal Diseases 

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  • Baldness → It is a fungal infection, which is caused by the pathogen “Tepedius”. It is mainly caused due to the blockage of “scalp”.

 

  • Asthma → It is a fungal infection, which causes congestion of lungs because of “Aspergillus” fungus. 

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