Also known as Swamp Fever, Mud Fever, Fort Bragg Fever, Red Water Fever, Queensland Fever, and Spirochetal Jaundice
Leptospirosis (also known as Weil's syndrome, canicola fever, canefield fever, nanukayami fever, 7-day fever, Rat Catcher's Yellows, Fort Bragg fever, black jaundice, and Pretibial fever:290) is caused by infection with bacteria of the genus Leptospira and affects humans as well as other animals.Source: Wikipedia
Within all the people who go to their doctor with leptospirosis, 91% report having preoccupation with sex, 91% report having wrist cramps or spasms, and 91% report having joint cramps or spasms. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of leptospirosis are preoccupation with sex, wrist cramps or spasms, joint cramps or spasms, joint lump or mass, muscle lump or mass, eye protrusion, early or late onset of menopause, excessive masturbation, enlarged prostate, joint weakness, eyelid retracted, and dyslexia, although you may still have leptospirosis without those symptoms.
Patients with leptospirosis often receive corneal transplant, transurethral resection of prostate (turp), coronary thrombolysis, control of epistaxis, ct scan abdomen, procedures on spleen, bone marrow transplant and removal of ectopic pregnancy .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with leptospirosis include 4-aminobenzoic acid, dalfampridine (ampyra), 5-hydroxytryptophan, 6-aminocaproic acid (amicar), mercaptopurine, acebutolol, acetazolamide (diamox), acetic acid, acetohexamide, acetylcysteine, spectinomycin, acyclovir and mesna .
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Groups of people at highest risk for leptospirosis include race/ethnicity = other, age 30-44 years, race/ethnicity = hispanic, age 75+ years, age 60-74 years, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, race/ethnicity = black, age 15-29 years, age 45-59 years and age < 1 years.