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Pontiac fever

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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Pontiac fever: Complications

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Causes of Pontiac fever

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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. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but...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 "...read more »

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Prognosis for Pontiac fever

Prognosis for Pontiac fever: Usually recovery in 2-5 days without treatment

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