Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a disease that spreads from animals to humans through tick bites. This disease was first discovered in the Rocky Mountain region but has been identified in different states as well as in other countries. Rocky Mountain spotted fever manifests through a combination of fever, rash and a positive history of a tick bite. Take a look at ten symptoms that can indicate a Rocky Mountain spotted fever infection.

1. Increased Body Temperature

Fever occurs when your body’s temperature becomes higher than the normal range. A high fever of 102 to 104 F typically accompanies Rocky Mounted spotted fever. Side effects of the fever may include sweating, shivering, headache and muscle pain.