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is vomiting, severe a symptom of rocky mountain spotted fever

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever and rash: Fever and a rash (the spots of rocky mountain spotted fever) followed by low blood pressure and bleeding are some of the symptoms a person can have.
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Fever & headache: Only 1/2 recall a tick bite; sudden onset fever and headache, chills, muscle aches-usually w/in 2 days after a tick bite but can be as long as 14 days ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Tick bite: If it was a tick you could easily see - unlikely it was a deer tick. If you have not had any other symptoms likely a benign tick bite. and nothing ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Germ damages cells: Rocky mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a rickettsia (type of bacteria) infection transmitted by a tick bite (feeding > several hrs). Symptoms start ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Rocky Mountain: http://www.cdc.gov/rmsf/
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Rocky mountain spotted fever is a bacterial infection that causes damage throughout the body, including the central nervous system (brain and nerves). ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Vasculitis: The rickettsia of rmsf infects small blood vessels which causes the rash.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Germ damages organs: Rocky mountain spotted fever (rmsf) is a rickettsia (type of bacteria) infection transmitted by a tick bite. The germ attacks the cells lining the sma ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Sheehy
40 years experience Pediatrics
No: You probably have some antibodies to rmsf ... It is treated and thats the end of it ... Hopefully.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
By a tick bite: Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a rickettsia (type of bacteria) infection transmitted by a tick bite (feeding > several hrs). Symptoms start ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A few people do die: Rocky mountain spotted fever (rmsf) is a rickettsia (type of bacteria) infection transmitted by a tick bite. Symptoms start in 1 week (2-14day range). ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Treatment: It can be treated with antibiotics.

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