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Overview

Leptospirosis is one of the few bacterial infections that spread from animals. It is found in urination of such animals who are the carriers of the bacteria. Though this disease may be serious yet it still is not life-threatening under any circumstances. An experienced general physician generally provides treatment for such an issue.

Leptospirosis Symptoms

Caused by a bacterium called leptospira inter organs, Leptospirosis symptoms are easily detectable and has many symptoms as follows:

  • A headache
  • Muscle ache
  • Yellowing of the skin and eyes
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash

Causes of Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis cause involves infections from a disease known to occur generally in the tropical climatic regions. It is caused by a bacteria called spirochete and is transmitted mainly by animals who carry it as a host without being infected by it. There are many ways in which one can get infected by such a disease but the most prominently it affects those working in animal Shelters and farms. Such a disease is very swift to infect and causes symptoms within a day.

Leptospirosis & Fever

Leptospirosis is always almost immediately accompanied by an extremely high fever where the temperature of the body Rises to about 104-degreeFahrenheit. In many cases such an affliction causes damage to the liver and results in jaundice, therefore, requiring the special service offered by a general physician. However, ninety percent of the cases experience mild fever only.

Diagnosing Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis specialists can easily diagnosis such a problem by taking a blood sample or testing for the bacteria in cerebrospinal fluid. After a week, the bacterium also appears in the urine thereby making a urine test also a viable option for the general physician in determining the cause.

Leptospirosis Treatment

Leptospirosis treatment for such an affliction is easy to come by. Specialist treatment includes recommending tips like glucose solution and a few other simple homemade remedies. High fever can also be treated easily with antibiotics such as penicillin and a few other regular medications as recommended by the general physician

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