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Ehrlichiosis, Pain For Flea Bite Vacuum Blood

Posted By admin Thursday, October 27, 2011

Ehrlichiosis is a bacterial disease transmitted by ticks. The signs and symptoms of ehrlichiosis ranging from mild to severe body aches and fever that appear within a week or two weeks after a tick bite.

If treated quickly with antibiotics, ehrlichiosis generally improves within a few days. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid tick bites.


If lice carriers of bacteria that cause ehrlichiosis have been biting for 24 hours, the signs and symptoms below may appear within five to 14 days after the bite:

Mild fever
Muscle pain
Throw up

Some people infected with ehrlichiosis may have symptoms so mild they do not need to seek medical help and the body can fight the disease itself. But untreated ehrlichiosis with persistent symptoms can cause serious illness and require hospitalization.


Ehrlichiosis caused by Ehrlichia chaffeensis bacteria transmitted by ticks and Lone Star. Fleas are attached to the host and drinking the blood of its host to swell several times their normal size. During the meal, bacteria carrying ticks can transmit the bacteria to host a healthy, or be able to take up the bacteria if inangngnya already infected.

Ehrlichiosis occurs when the body was bitten by an infected flea. The bacteria enter the skin through bites and flowing in the bloodstream. Before bacteria can be transmitted, must be attached ticks and blood drinking at least for 24 hours.

A lice and fleas already bloated show that eating long enough to transmit the bacteria. Disposing of ticks can prevent infection as soon as possible. Ehrlichiosis can be transmitted through blood transfusions, from mother to fetus, and through direct contact with infected animals.

Treatments and drugs

If the doctor suspects a person is exposed ehrlichiosis or other diseases caused by tick bites, the doctor will prescribe an antibiotic such as doxycycline or tetracycline. Antibiotics commonly used for seven to ten days later seen the signs and symptoms begin to subside within two days.

Your doctor may prescribe antibiotics for a longer period if there is a possibility of infection of Lyme disease as well. For pregnant women, doctors may prescribe an antibiotic rifampin instead, because tetracycline and doxycycline is not recommended during pregnancy.

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