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Mediterranean spotted fever

Mediterranean spotted fever:
  1. Causes (2 conditions)
  2. Misdiagnosis
  3. Home Testing
  4. Treatments
  5. Videos
  6. Definitions
  7. Classifications

Causes of Mediterranean spotted fever:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Mediterranean spotted fever. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Mediterranean spotted fever

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Mediterranean spotted fever Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Mediterranean spotted fever may include:

  • 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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Mediterranean spotted fever: Animations

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Misdiagnosis and Mediterranean spotted fever

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...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. Thus, any teen or adult with a persistent cough...read more »

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Definitions of Mediterranean spotted fever:

A febrile disease of the Mediterranean area, the Crimea, Africa, and India, caused by infection with RICKETTSIA CONORII.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Mediterranean spotted fever

The list below shows some of the causes of Mediterranean spotted fever mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Mediterranean spotted fever?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Mediterranean spotted fever. Of the 2 causes of Mediterranean spotted fever that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mediterranean spotted fever:

The following list of conditions have 'Mediterranean spotted fever' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Mediterranean spotted fever:

Rickettsia conorii, Boutonneuse fever, Kenya tick typhus, Marseilles fever
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Mediterranean spotted fever:

Medical Conditions associated with Mediterranean spotted fever:

Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Elbow symptoms (140 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes)

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