Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Symptoms of Ehrlichiosis

Symptoms of Ehrlichiosis

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Ehrlichiosis includes the 11 symptoms listed below:

Research symptoms & diagnosis of Ehrlichiosis:

Ehrlichiosis: Symptom Checkers

Review the available symptom checkers for these symptoms of Ehrlichiosis:

Ehrlichiosis: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires

Review the available Assessment Questionnaires for the symptoms of Ehrlichiosis:

Ehrlichiosis: Complications

Review medical complications possibly associated with Ehrlichiosis:

Research More About Ehrlichiosis

Do I have Ehrlichiosis?

Ehrlichiosis: Medical Mistakes

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical tests related to Ehrlichiosis:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Ehrlichiosis?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Ehrlichiosis includes:

Ehrlichiosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research all specialists including ratings, affiliations, and sanctions.

More about symptoms of Ehrlichiosis:

More information about symptoms of Ehrlichiosis and related conditions:

Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms

Click on any of the symptoms below to see a full list of other causes including diseases, medical conditions, toxins, drug interactions, or drug side effect causes of that symptom.

Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Ehrlichiosis:

Human Ehrlichiosis in the United States: Signs and Symptoms: DVRD (Excerpt)

The early clinical presentations of ehrlichiosis may resemble nonspecific signs and symptoms of various other infectious and non-infectious diseases. It is unclear if all persons infected with ehrlichiae become ill. It is possible that many infected persons develop an illness so mild they do not seek medical attention or perhaps have no symptoms at all.

Patients with ehrlichiosis generally visit a physician in their first week of illness, following an incubation period of about 5-10 days after the tick bite. Initial symptoms generally include fever, headache, malaise, and muscle aches. Other signs and symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cough, joint pains, confusion, and occasionally rash. In contrast to Rocky Mountain spotted fever, rash is relatively uncommon in adult patients with HME, and is rarely reported with HGE. However, rash has been described in approximately 60% of pediatric patients infected with E. chaffeensis. (Source: excerpt from Human Ehrlichiosis in the United States: Signs and Symptoms: DVRD)

Human Ehrlichiosis in the United States: Signs and Symptoms: DVRD (Excerpt)

Ehrlichiosis can be a severe illness, especially if untreated, and as many as half of all patients require hospitalization. Severe manifestations of the disease may include prolonged fever, renal failure, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy, meningoencephalitis, adult respiratory distress syndrome, seizures, or coma. It is estimated that 2%-3% of patients may die from the infection.  Preliminary evidence suggests that E. chaffeensis infection may become more severe than other ehrlichial infections. (Source: excerpt from Human Ehrlichiosis in the United States: Signs and Symptoms: DVRD)

Ehrlichiosis: Onset and Incubation

Incubation period for Ehrlichiosis: about 5-10 days

Incubation period for Ehrlichiosis: following an incubation period of about 5-10 days after the tick bite. (Source: excerpt from Human Ehrlichiosis in the United States: Signs and Symptoms: DVRD)

Medical articles and books on symptoms:

These general reference articles may be of interest in relation to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

About signs and symptoms of Ehrlichiosis:

The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Ehrlichiosis. This signs and symptoms information for Ehrlichiosis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Ehrlichiosis signs or Ehrlichiosis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Ehrlichiosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Ehrlichiosis symptoms.

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise