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February 10, 2014 2 Comments

Cat Scratch Disease: Should You Be Worried?

Posted by Ingrid

cat scratch disease

When you hear the words “cat scratch fever,” your first thought is probably the popular Ted Nugent song from 1977. However, cat scratch fever, more commonly known as cat scratch disease, is a very real condition.

Cat scratch disease is a fairly rare self- limiting infectious disease. Approximately 22,000 cases are reported in the United States each year.

In a recent article on, I explained causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of cat scratch disease. Click here to read the full article.

Dr. Goodpet


2 comments to “Cat Scratch Disease: Should You Be Worried?”

  1. Constance Marie says:

    I’ve had it and it’s not fun.
    Dr. said you need certain antibiotics to get rid of it.Then it will go away.

  2. Sue Brandes says:

    Very informative post. I have not heard of this before.

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