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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Topic Guide

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever: Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a tick-borne disease. A bite from a tick infected by the Rickettsia rickettsi bacteria causes symptoms and signs that include nausea, vomiting, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, fever, rash, joint and abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Treatment with the antibiotic doxycycline is recommended in adults and children.

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doxycycline Doxycycline

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