tick fever

minirose1November 25, 2011

Would be interested in hearing from anyone who has had any form of tick fever, such as, what were your symptoms, etc.

Thanks!

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vala55

I have never had it, but a friend's husband did have it. The doctor's could not make a diagnoses so she Googled the symptoms and told the doctors what it was. She thinks she saved his life. Try Googling tick fever symptoms.

    Bookmark   December 1, 2011 at 7:15PM
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minirose1

Well, a lot has happened since I first posted on this. They did a tick panel on my husband and he has Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and had been sick for three months before finding this out. I pray that he can recover without a lot of damage having been done to his body. I would advise anyone living in a ticky area to be aware of the possibility when getting sick. His complaints were classic but he didn't have all the obvious ones, like a rash. This is a terrible disease to deal with and truly am surprised that he's still alive considering how bad off he's been. It will take a long time I'm afraid, for him to recover. If it's during tick season, especially from May to September, be sure to suggest it to your doctor, if you become ill.

    Bookmark   December 18, 2011 at 7:42AM
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