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Cat scratch disease : Treatment

Treatment Generally, cat scratch disease is not serious. Medical treatment is not usually needed. In severe cases, treatment with antibiotics such as azithromycin can be helpful. In AIDS patients and other people who have a suppressed immune system, cat scratch … Read more

Cat scratch disease : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs A person who has had contact with a cat may show common symptoms, including: Bump (papule) or blister (pustule) at site of injury (usually the first sign) Fatigue Fever (in some patients) Headache Lymph node swelling near … Read more

Cat scratch disease : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Cat scratch disease : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : CSD, Cat scratch fever, Bartonellosis Definition Cat scratch disease is a disease caused by bartonella bacteria. It is believed to be transmitted by cat scratches and bites, or exposure to cat saliva. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors … Read more

Cat Scratch Fever Symptoms

Cat Scratch Fever Symptoms

Cat scratch disease, also called cat scratch fever is an infection caused by bacteria that is carried in cat saliva. Cat scratch disease usually occurs when an effected cat scratches or bites a person, usually a child. Cats can get … Read more