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What organ or system does yellow fever affect?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Yellow Fever

has an incubation period of 3 to 6 days.
Sx's of acute phase can include: fever, nausea, vomiting, headache,light sensitivity, muscle pain (back & knees), anorexia, dizziness & shivering. These sxs usually resolve after 3 to 4 days in 85% of patients. However 15% may have remission of sx's followed by return of high fever with abdominal pain, bloody emesis / stool, jaundice, slow heart rate, as >

In brief: Yellow Fever

has an incubation period of 3 to 6 days.
Sx's of acute phase can include: fever, nausea, vomiting, headache,light sensitivity, muscle pain (back & knees), anorexia, dizziness & shivering. These sxs usually resolve after 3 to 4 days in 85% of patients. However 15% may have remission of sx's followed by return of high fever with abdominal pain, bloody emesis / stool, jaundice, slow heart rate, as >
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
as well as bleeding from eyes, nose, mouth or stomach, shock, v urination , delirium, seizures, coma & multi-organ failure (liver & kidney). 50% of these patients who enter the more toxic stage die within 10 to 14 days.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine

In brief: On line

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In brief: On line

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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