Rocky mountain spotted fever

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What is rocky mountain spotted fever?

Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a tickborne disease caused by the bacterium known as Rickettsia rickettsii. It is the most common rickettsial infection in North America and the most commonly fatal tick borne infection in the US.

Common symptoms reported by people with rocky mountain spotted fever

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Treatments taken by people with rocky mountain spotted fever

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Who has rocky mountain spotted fever on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 3 new patients joined this month
  • 35 say rocky mountain spotted fever is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 3
30s 9
40s 16
50s 21
60s 8
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 13
Female 44

These charts show data from rocky mountain spotted fever patients who have completed their condition history
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