Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Fever Rift Valley Treatment

Treatment for Rift Valley fever usually includes rest, plenty of liquids, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain and fever. Treatment for severe Rift Valley fever may include intravenous fluids, antiviral medication, and transfusions of blood or fresh frozen plasma.

Treatment options for Rift Valley fever include:

Treatment for severe Rift Valley fever includes:

Fever Rift Valley Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat Rift Valley fever:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Fever Rift Valley References
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