Cat Scratch Disease Symptoms & Causes

What are the symptoms of cat scratch disease?

The following are the most common symptoms of cat scratch disease. However, each child may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:

  • A cat bite or scratch that doesn't heal or worsens over time.
  • They can be painful or swollen glands, especially under the armpits.
  • Your child may have flu-like symptoms, including headache, lethargy, decreased appetite, fatigue, joint pain or a fever.
  • Your child may get a body rash.