Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Fever Marburg Hemorrhagic Symptoms

Initial symptoms of Marburg hemorrhagic fever include flu-like symptoms within 7-10 days of exposure. The initial symptoms are mild, and are followed by a rash. By the fifth day, the symptoms become severe very quickly.

The most common initial symptoms of Marburg hemorrhagic fever include:

After 3-5 days, signs and symptoms of bleeding may occur, including:

Symptoms of worsening Marburg hemorrhagic fever include:

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Fever Marburg Hemorrhagic References
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