My doctor talked over my head. We are confused. What is cat scratch disease?

Car scratch disease. Cat scratch disease is caused by a bacteria that can be on cat's claws. It will cause swelling of lymph nodes that drain the bite area and fever is also a common symptom. The treatment is antibiotics.
Cat scratch disease. Cat scratch disease is a bacterial infection that can be transmitted by a cat scratch or bite. Usually it will resolve with our treatment. The primary system is swollen lymph nodes.

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I think I've got cat scratch disease, but the doctors say its a cold sore virus?

Catscratch disease. If all you had was a cold sore on your lips or in your mouth, the doctors were correct. Did you have elnalrged lymph nodes in your neck, fever, and a history of cat bite or catscratch? Read more...

Just took my child to the doctor who diagnosed cat scratch disease. What is that? I need to tell the teacher.

Infection. Cat scratch disease is a bacterial infection due to bartonella henselae. It is not likely to be transmitted from child to child at school, particularly if your child is being treated. This disease is a zoonosis (transmitted from animals, usually cats, to humans, and not from human to human. Read more...
Basic=not contagious. This is simply a germ most likely picked up from a small kitten that lead to a simple infection in your child's gland or glands. It is not contagious from your kid to anyone.S/he should not be excluded from any class activities based on this problem. Read more...