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A 30-year-old female asked:

In jan i was diagnosed with tick bite fever. till today i struggle with headaches after numerous dr visits today the dr said i have rickettsia conorai. what damaged could be done in 10 months time.

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Tick: Did they say Lyme was negative. It can be treated with no permanent damage in many cases.
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Dr. Stephen Nelson
Pediatric Neurology 23 years experience
Treated?: Boutonneuse fever, Mediterranean spotted fever, Israeli tick typhus, Astrakhan spotted fever, Kenya tick typhus, Indian tick typhus, or other names that designate the locality of occurrence of Rickettsia conorai infection. It is treated with antibiotics, and usually there are no permanent symptoms, unless there was a significant delay in diagnosis and treatment.
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Last updated Dec 3, 2017

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