What Are Symptoms and Risk Factors of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?

What are symptoms and risk factors of Rocky Mountain spotted fever?

People with Rocky Mountain spotted fever may have following symptoms:

  • High fever.
  • Chills.
  • Serious headache.
  • Muscle aches.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Confusion or other neurological changes.

Following factors can increase the risk of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

  • Living in a place where Rocky Mountain spotted fever is common.
  • Spring and early autumn.
  • Gassy or wooded areas.
  • Contact with dogs.
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