Conor's disease: Introduction
Conor's disease: An infectious disease that is caused by Rickettsia conorii which is transmitted by the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). The disease occurs predominantly in Mediterranean areas such as India and Africa. The onset of symptoms is usually sudden and the incubation period is usually between 6 and 10 days.
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Symptoms of Conor's disease
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Treatments for Conor's disease
- Antibiotics can shorten the duration of the fever. Doxycycline is the most commonly used one but tetracycline, chloramphenicol or ciprofloxacin are also used
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Causes of Conor's disease
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Less Common Symptoms of Conor's disease
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Misdiagnosis and Conor's disease
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the ...read more »
Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,
such as a common cold....read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been
immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis")...read more »
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Prognosis for Conor's disease
Prognosis for Conor's disease:
The infection is rarely fatal. Patients have a natural immunity to the infection once they recover.
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