India tick typhus
India tick typhus: Introduction
India tick typhus: 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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causes, and treatments of India tick typhus is available below.
Symptoms of India tick typhus
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Treatments for India tick typhus
- 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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India tick typhus: Complications
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Causes of India tick typhus
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Less Common Symptoms of India tick typhus
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Misdiagnosis and India tick typhus
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 "good" bacteria in the gut....read more »
Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
when the condition is really a harmless complication of...read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been
immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears
off after about 15 years....read more »
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Prognosis for India tick typhus
Prognosis for India tick typhus:
The infection is rarely fatal. Patients have a natural immunity to the infection once they recover.
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