(HealthDay News) -- Cat scratch disease is an infection caused by bacteria on cats' claws or teeth that enters a person's body when a cat scratches or bites.
Here's a list of symptoms, courtesy of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin:
- Bites or scratches that don't heal or continue to worsen.
- Rash on the skin.
- Swollen or painful glands, especially under the armpits.
- Symptoms similar to the flu, including fatigue, fever, body aches, headache, and loss of appetite.