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Effects Of Chikungunya Fever
Viral infection: Chikungunya is a virus that is primarily transmitted to humans via the bite of infected mosquitoes. There have been outbreaks in Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Europe & the Caribbean. As of 2014 there have been no outbreaks in the continental United States. Symptoms include fever, pain of multiple joints, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, rash, headache & conjunctivitis. Serious complic
Chikungunya: Chikungunya is a virus that is primarily transmitted to humans via the bite of infected mosquitoes. Symptoms include fever, pain of multiple joints, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, rash, headache & conjunctivitis. Serious complications can sometimes occur. Death from Chikungunya is rare.
What to do if there is bodyache after got rid of chikungunya fever? Which medicines or oil we should intake or any home remedies
Chikungunya fever, rash, muscle swell and bones itsGone bybfar of 3days, but I have a little lymph nude on groin that hurts, my mom deliever theSame, Help?
Have Chikungunya. Fever's broken, body aches as well 3 days in. My throat however burns slightly as if tender, hard to swallow. Thoughts? On Tylenol (acetaminophen).
What is the first symptom of chikungunya usually? At what point does rash occur? I had dengue and fever was first, sudden.
Sir, I am suffering viral fever Chikungunya last 2/3 days. My SGPT 82 and SGOT 64.Is it raises due to fever. Thanks?
Yes likely: But not too bad, drink lots of fluids, rest, should get better
In the mosquito borne illnesses (dengue, chikungunya, zika), what is usually the first symptom? Is it always sudden onset high fever, or rash?
I think I have chikungunya"because I was ok, but in amoment a rash appeal, fever, muscles aches, bones artritis andhunger is gone, the same simtom of fam?
Travel history?: Chikungunya is a virus that is primarily transmitted to humans via the bite of infected mosquitoes. There have been outbreaks in Asia, Africa, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Europe & the Caribbean. As of 2014 there have been no outbreaks in the continental United States. Symptoms include fever, pain of multiple joints, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, rash, headache & conjunctivitis. Serious >
Of all the related conditions, is chikungunya one of the better or worse ones to have, in terms of effects on health and well-being?
I just had IV solumedrol (methylprednisolone) twice. Once in two days for chikungunya. What are the odds of me getting serious side effects??? They gave it with glucose..
Hi...How can I prevent prolonged joint pains and arthritis caused by chikungunya...?? how can its effects on joints be prevented?? Thanks a ton!
See details: It cannot be prevented other than with effective mosquito control. It can be treated and either ribavirin or chloroquine may be helpful.
Prevention too!: Since there is no cure once getting this viral infection, it's best to prevent transmission by the mosquito. In zones where it already exists (endemic), eliminating stagnant water in your property helps. If you are going to an endemic area of the world, it is recommended that you use DEET with a minimum 35% as repellant, wear/use protective bed netting, and avoid the outdoors at dawn or dusk.See 1 more doctor answer
Chikungunya: Treatment is largely symptomatic in nature. There is no vaccine to prevent it & no specific treatment for it. Rest, hydration and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are recommended. Skin discoloration may occur which can be treated w topical corticosteroids (use sunscreen). For itching (urticaria) an antihistamine may help. Topical antibiotics may be used on ulcers. Oral corticosteroids
Ebola -Chickungunya: According to CDC, incubation period for Ebola is 2 to 21 days with average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite, low back pain & muscular /joint aching. According to the World Health Organization, possible sx's of Chikungunya include: fever, muscle & joint pain, headache, nausea, fatigue & rash. Although there can >
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