Chagas disease is an infection caused by the T. cruzi parasite. Symptoms of Chagas disease include rash, swollen lymph nodes, fever, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and the Romaña sign. An ELISA test is used to diagnose Chagas disease. Treatment depends upon the phase of the disease and the patient's age. Read more: Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis or Kissing Bug Disease) Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
- Abdominal Pain
- Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea)
- Fatigue, Tiredness, and Lethargy
- Swollen Eyes
- Swollen Lymph Nodes (Lymphadenopathy)
- Fainting (Syncope)
- How to Choose a Doctor
- Doctor: Checklist to Take To Your Doctor's Appointment
- Doctor: Getting the Most from Your Doctor's Appointment
Prevention & Wellness
- Tropical Disease Linked to Heart Trouble Turning Up in Border Security Dogs
- Illness From 'Kissing Bug' Now Widespread in U.S.
- Chagas Disease Parasite Prevalent in Texas 'Kissing Bugs'
- Chagas Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice
- Bedbugs Could Be Potential New Source of Tropical Disease in U.S.
- 'Kissing Bug' Now Spreading Tropical Disease in U.S.
- CDC Targets 5 Parasitic Infections
- 300,000 People in U.S. Living With Chagas Disease: Report
- Chagas Disease FAQ
- Insects Behind Chagas Disease Are Feeding on Humans in the U.S.
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