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What are some ways to treat cat scratch disease?

What are some ways to treat cat scratch disease?

Azithromycin: 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 azithromycin/zithromax. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Cat Scratch Fever (Definition)

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


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If we treat my child's cat scratch disease will it be gone, or do I need to keep worrying?

If we treat my child's cat scratch disease will it be gone, or do I need to keep worrying?

Curable: Cat scratch disease is produced by a bacteria named bartonella henselae. It is quite treatable and curable and should not leave any permanent damages. ...Read more

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I am busy with my work and family and don't have time for cat scratch disease. How can I treat it fast?

Ain't MacDonald's...: Though luckily the infection is self-limiting in people with intact immune systems, it may take weeks if not a month or two before it goes away. Think of it as a fine french restaurant in which one may wait for a long time for a morsel of food...Be patient! ...Read more

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How often do people contract cat scratch disease? How is it treated? Is treatment necessary? How long is recovery?

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.[2][3] It is most commonly found in children following a scratch or bite from a cat[2] within about one to two weeks. It generally doesn't require any treatment. ...Read more

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What is cat scratch disease?

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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How long does cat scratch disease last?

How long does cat scratch disease last?

Cat Scratch Disease: Symptoms may not appear for 1 week to 2 months after scratch or bite. When it is uncomplicated, symptoms usually last a month or less. ...Read more

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How can I know if have cat-scratch disease?

How can I know if have cat-scratch disease?

Cat scratch disease: The most common symptom is an enlarged lymph node draining the area where the scratch (usually from an outside cat) . A host of other symptoms can occur including fever, retinitis and involvement of the liver. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is cat scratch disease?

What sort of disease is cat scratch disease?

Infectious: It is an infection caused by a bacterium called bartonella henselae. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Cat Scratch Disease (Definition)

Cat scratch disease is an infectious illness caused by a bacteria found in cats. Symptoms include a tender and swollen lymph node, fever, chills, and headache. ...Read more