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Pain in the head; dizziness and faintness; chills; pain in the limbs, especially the muscles and joints of the legs; continuous fever; restlessness; coated tongue; vomiting watery or bilious matter; soreness at pit of stomach; after a few days, temperature rises very high; skin dry and hot, or red and sweating, the headache intense; eyes red; roaring in the ears; obtuseness of the mind; diarrhea; pain in the region of the spleen and liver from enlargement af those organs; jaundice; disease lasts from ten to fourteen days.
This disease, in some respects, resembles the first attack of relapsing fever with which it is often combined.
Although the disease has not been very thoroughly studied as yet, having been recognized but a short time, it is believed to be infectious in character, although probably not contagious.
The treatment is the same as that previously recommended for relapsing fever. When the diarrhea is troublesome, apply cold compresses over the bowels, and administer cool enemas three or four times a day.