EBOLOA like signs?

dwimmer at smartnet.net dwimmer at smartnet.net
Fri Nov 17 22:16:05 EST 1995

Russell W. Patterson wrote:
> A man died last week in our city from what doctors said was a bacteria infection.
> Signs included bleeding from ears,eyes,mouth etc. just as with Ebola virus.  Doctors
> said he died when his heart failed after massive internal hemorrhageing from his
> deteriorating organs. (The man had been a health nut and was in top shape
> before this event, he died in a matter of 2-3 days.  The only symptom I know of
> was that he was complaining of severe stomach ache).
> The last word I've heard on the case is that he died as a result of a bacterial infection
> he incurred at a doctors physical.  They said he got the bacteria when the doctor
> did a prostrate exam.  They said that when the exam is done stool is pushed back up
> into the intestines.  The stool contains bacteria that when pushed back up into the
> intestine can get into the blood stream.  Once in the blood stream it proliferates and
> the patient dies of blood toxicity.
> Is this a REAL possibility?  It sounds to crazy to me.  Wouldn't the bacteria be present
> 3-5 inches back up the intestine if it is at the exit?
> any enlightening comments welcomed,
> russ
hmmm. Unless it was govt conspiracy (ebola virus researchers at a govt agency, fearing the 
imminent shutdown, begin frezied testing on people), it could have been a gram-negative 
septicema. What happens is you get real sick and your blood turns to jello, leading to 
congestive heart failure and possibly tissue necrosis. Very slim chance, but it could 
happen from a cut or torn tissue from the doc's over-eager probes.

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