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Why the disease was called the Black Death One of the symptoms caused blacking of the skin around swellings buboes The swellings were red at first Then it would turn to a dark purple or a black color The bubonic plague was spread by rodents The Black Death spread throughout each country trade route Nearly one third of Europes population died from the bubonic plague In Europe it ranged from 1348 to 1350 killed 75 million to 200 million people Black Death had many symptoms Buboes painful swellings or lymph nodes these swellings would appear on legs armpits neck or groin Other symptoms were high fevers delirium vomiting muscular pains bleeding in the lungs and mental disorientation The plague also causes intense desire to sleep A victim would die 2 to 4 days prior to having the disease There were treatments for different causes Headaches were resolved by rose lavender sage and bay Nausea was treated with wormwood mint and balm Lung problems were treated with liquorices and comfrey Black Death Treatment it was treated by lancing the buboes and applying warm poultice of butter onion and garlic Other remedies were included with arsenic lily root and dried toad During the Elizabethan era substances like tobacco were used to treat the plague During the Middle Ages it was essential to were given last rites Also for the victims confess their sins before they died Some of the consequences were prices and values rose and greater value was placed on laborhttpwwwmiddle-agesorgukblack-deathhtmhttpenwikipediaorgwikiBlackDeath
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