eruptive fever

Mediterranean spotted fever

tick-borne infection with Rickettsia conorii seen in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and India and known by different names in different areas, for example, Marseilles fever, Crimean fever, Indian tick typhus, and Kenya fever. Two forms are Mediterranean exanthematous fever (q.v.), which manifests as skin eruptions, and Mediterranean erythematous fever (q.v.), which manifests as skin redness. See: Rickettsia conorii.

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Q. My wife ran a fever 3 days ago. Now has red rash head 2 toe. Her feet r Swelling and she is weak. Any sugg. Any suggestions? She is feeling weak and her feet appear to be swelling.

A. A woman with swelling feet is also suspecting kidney problem because she has only one kidney after her right kidney was removed 24 years ago. She is also diabetic and also taking regular medication for her high blood pressure. Any one of the medications might cause the symptoms. please advise. thanks

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Context:This project is focused on strengthening the academic capacity of Kisangani University to respond to and respond to epidemics of eruptive fever in the DRC by training staff and students in epidemiology and epidemic management, and by running a pilot project.
A new eruptive fever associated with stomatitis and ophthalmia: report of two cases in children.
The leaves root and flowers have a wide range of pharmacological activities and are used for diabetes eruptive fevers and as cardiotonic, emollient, diuretic, narcotic, and as aphrodisiac [1].