Rabies is considered as one of the rarest and most critical diseases which affects the brain and the nerves of the human body. It is usually contracted from the bite or a scratch of an infected animal. A rabid animal is infected in its tongue which contaminates both the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system. Humans contract rabies only when they come into contact to the wounds of a rabid animal and through their mucous membrane which includes the eyes, mouth and the nose. Once rabies is transmitted through these parts, it gradually spreads to all areas of the body, especially to the human brain. Here are 10 symptoms that will enable to you understand the symptoms of rabies.

1. Headache

A headache is one of the early signs of rabies. After a person contracts the virus, it gradually spreads towards the brain and spinal cord. In the first 10 days after the bite, a person will feel a mild pain around the head like there is a constant pressure. The pain will start from either front or back, and slowly it will start affecting at the top. The pain may also vary in magnitude through the day. A person may also suffer from dizziness at times, and he or she will also be sensitive to both light and sound