Colorado tick fever

What is Colorado tick fever?

An infection caused by Colorado tick fever virus and transmitted to humans by Dermacentor andersoni; the symptoms are mild, there is no rash, the temperature is not excessively elevated, and the disease is rarely, if ever, fatal.

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I had a tick bite last night, 24 hours ago, the tick was attached to the lower part of my left back of my leg, I pulled it off and cut the...

doctor1 MD

HI. Thanks for your question! Couple of things to look for in this situation. First, did the tick look to be enlarged or engorged or was it still...

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I have a red bump on the inside of my right thigh. It's ictchy, and it looks like there is a white center. I have no idea how it got there. I am...

doctor1 MD

From what you have written, it can be either a tick bite or any other insect on the country side.
Please dont scratch the area with your nails....

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I have been diagnosed with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever twice in the last 2 years. Have been treated both times. What's up with this? I thought you...

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Thank for asking to HCM
I really appreciate your concern looking to the history given here I could say that this may not be a Rocky mountain...

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