Generally speaking, it can either cause an acute condition or a chronic condition. In some cases, people don’t feel any symptoms until the chronic stage. If they do, symptoms may range from mild to severe,
1. Acute phase
Symptoms are usually mild and may include: fever, headache, fatigue, rash, body aches, loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhea or vomiting, swelling at the infection site, swollen glands, eyelid swelling
2. Chronic phase
Symptoms of this phase may occur 10 to 20 years after initial infection, or they may never occur. In severe cases, symptoms may include: irregular heartbeat, congestive heart failure, sudden cardiac arrest, difficulty swallowing due to enlarged esophagus, abdominal pain or constipation due to enlarged colon.