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This form mostly affects the exposed areas of the arms and.

Anthrax Signs and Symptoms Cutaneous anthraxCutaneous anthrax occurs someone to a week after spores enter the body due to breaks in your skin.This form mostly affects the exposed areas of the arms and, to a smaller extent, the relative head and throat.The infection may pass on through the entire body in up to 20 percent of untreated cases.Cutaneous anthrax begins as a little pimple-like lesion that enlarges in 24-48 hours to create a malignant pustule at the website of the infection. This sore is round with a raised edge. The sore isn’t painful. The central area of infection is surrounded by small blisters filled with clear or bloody fluid containing many bacteria. Continue reading