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Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in Infections
Question: I need information about Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever are there any Doctors in this group that has more detail on how to recover I have had this for almost 3 years now and not getting any better I am in XXXXXXX XXXXXXX and was hoping to find a local doctor in my area that could treat me
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 1 hour later
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Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you writing in healthcare magic.

Please could you explain me your recent symptoms.

Based on your history I think you should know that
rocky mountain spotted fever does not result in chronic or persistent infections and the best treatment for the acute RMSF is doxycyclin.
But some patients who recover from acute severe RMSF may have permanent damage, like amputation of arms, legs, fingers, or toes (from damage to blood vessels in these areas), hearing loss,paralysis; or mental disability.
In this situation I suggest to meet an Infectious Diseases Specialist in your area .

I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.
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