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Deer Fly Fever
Infection of rodents: Tularemia is a bacterial of common rodents (rabbits, muskrats, beavers, squirrel etc) which can be spread to humans through contact with infected animals, insect bites, and even breathing infected dirt. It is most common in north america. Symptoms can include fever, muscle & joint aches, pneumonia, and eye redness. It confirmed by a blood test and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
My son had a spotted deer tic attached to his belly I pulled it off and disinfected it is there anything I should watch for like fever? He is two.
Tick bite infections: The type of tick suggests possible risk for Lyme disease. The rash looks like a target, with concentric rings, which enlarge over several days, and fever may or may not be part of the illness. If there are any signs of rash or fever, then a blood test for Lyme at 3-4 weeks would be something to discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right lung start itchy feeling. I kept wild deer mouse 6weeks as pet. Back, shoulder pain and some headache. No fever. Allergic reaction?
Deer mouse diseases: Allergies make you itch but do not usually cause back pain, shoulder pain or headache. I'm not sure what you mean by saying your lung itches. The deer mouse can carry a very dangerous virus, called hantavirus, and also other diseases, called ehrlichiosis and babesiosis, and possibly lyme disease. You should see a doctor asap. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/peromyscus. ...Read more
Insect bite allergy: Insect bite allergy does not cause fever. However insects can act as vector to carry different pathogens and can transmit those when it bite you. Several diseases can be caused by insect bite can make you have a fever e.g. Dengue fever, malaria, west nile encephalitis... Fly can carry bacteria and cause diarrhea. ...Read more
Fly like symptoms for 4 days. No very painful head and neck on left side only. Can meningitis present with one sided pain and with no fever?
Not likely: Bacterial meningitis usually progresses rapidly once you have it and is very dangerous. Stiff neck and headache can be associated with any Upper respiratory tract infection. If you had four days of fever and these symptoms it would be more of an issue. Although, it is unlikely meningitis, I would see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more
How can I regain energy after a stomach bug? 24 hrs, now no fever but I have to fly and have a wedding in 2 days. I'll sleep but not sure best food.
Should I see a doctor while in South Korea? I fly back in two days. I have a bpm of 120 head/body aches, low fever, pain in right side of throat.
I think you should: Ask your hotel desk/concierge for their house doctor or a referral to an Urgent Care type center. Your heart rate is rapid and with a fever and myalgias (the aching), you could have a strep throat/something else requiring treatment. At a minimum the doctor can advise you of supportive care. Presuming you are flying back to the US, you don't want to board the plane for such a long flight when ill. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been sick all week. Sore throat, intense sinus/head congestion. Fever is gone but congestion isn't. Is it ok for me to fly tomorrow?
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