How Long Does RMSF Stay in Our Body System?

Rocky Mountain spotted fever, transmitted thorough the bite of an infected tick, is a severe illness caused by tiny bacteria called Rickettsia rickettsii.

In a nutshell, symptoms of RMSF begin 2 to 14 days after being bit by an infected tick. For most of the RMSF, you will recover within 7 days with the help of appropriate antibiotics. However, if symptoms develop, one can even die within 14 days without instant and proper treatment.

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