Saturday 13 August 2005

Leptospirosis Symptoms

• Abrupt onset of fever, myalgias (muscle pain), and headache
• Dry cough
• Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea
• Less common symptoms include joint aches, bone pain, sore throat, and abdominal pain
• Conjunctivitis
• Seven to 40 per cent of patients may have muscle tenderness, an enlarged spleen or liver, enlarged lymph glands, sore throat, muscle rigidity, abnormal lung sounds, or rash

Emergency number

BMC Control Room: 22694725/ 4727

Source - Mid-Day

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