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How Long Should Cat Scratch Disease Last
Infectious disease caused by the bacterium bartonella henselae. It is most commonly found in children following a scratch or bite from a cat after about one to two weeks after the scratch. Lymph gland swelling in neck and under the arms are common. The disease is self-limiting, and is usually treated without anti-biotics in normal ...Read more
How often do people contract cat scratch disease? How is it treated? Is treatment necessary? How long is recovery?
CSD: Cat-scratch disease (CSD) s a common and usually benign infectious disease caused by a bacterium, either Bartonella henselae or Bartonella quintana. It is most commonly found in children following a scratch or bite from a cat within about one to two weeks. It generally doesn't require any treatment. ...Read more
How long can cat scratch disease hang around. I'm on azithromycin, but i cat seem to shake the sore throat, swollen nodes and a face rash?
Therapy - 4 wks: Cat scratch disease is caused by the bacteria bartonella henselae, and can prsent in different ways, depending on what organ is infected and how well your immune system is functioning. Treated with azithromycin, symptoms can last up to 4 weeks, with thr enlarged lymph nodes lasting potentially, over a few months. ...Read more
Bacterial infection: Cat scratch disease is a bacterial uinfection caused by bartonella henselae and b. Clarridgeiae. There are 25, 000 cases annually in the us. It is characterized by a papule or pustule at the site of innoculation with swollen regional lymph node swelling. Csd is usually treated with a 5 day course of zithromax. ...Read more
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