#23 – Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
We hope that finding out a thing or two about this disease here will help you realize how ticks are dangerous for your health. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is an infection caused by the bacterium called Rickettsia rickettsia. You can easily catch this bacterium and get diagnosed with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever if a tick bites you.
Symptoms of this bacterial disease include vomiting, nausea, hallucinations, and high fever. Untreated Spotted Fever can kill you step by first. First, your kidneys will shut down. Second, your brain will start to swell which will ultimately lead to death.