Pontiac fever: Introduction
A mild from of legionellosis - the severe form is called Legionnaires disease. The condition is caused by a bacteria, usually only last for 2 to 5 days and treatment is generally unnecessary. Symptoms include fever, headache and muscle ache. Infection usually occurs by breathing in mist from a water source contaminated with the bacteria such as air conditioning cooling towers and showers. It cannot be transmitted from person to person. ...more »
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Misdiagnosis and Pontiac fever
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
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Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
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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.
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Usually recovery in 2-5 days without treatment
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