What Are the Symptoms of Valley Fever?

Q:
What are the symptoms of valley fever?

A:
Most people don’t have any symptoms, or they have only very mild symptoms. Symptoms of valley fever may include:

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Fatigue (tiredness)
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches or joint pain
  • Night sweats
  • Rash on upper body or legs
  • Shortness of breath

In extremely rare cases, the fungal spores can enter the skin through a cut, wound, or splinter and cause a skin infection.

If your symptoms last for more than a week, contact your healthcare provider.

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