What Are Symptoms and Risk Factors of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?

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People with Rocky Mountain spotted fever may have following symptoms:
  • High fever.
  • Chills.
  • Serious headache.
  • Muscle aches.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Confusion or other neurological changes.
Following factors can increase the risk of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
  • Living in a place where Rocky Mountain spotted fever is common.
  • Spring and early autumn.
  • Gassy or wooded areas.
  • Contact with dogs.