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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 ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 > ...Read more
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!
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. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
Check the cdc website below for more information.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/chikungunya/ ...Read more
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 > ...Read more
A viral illness...: ...Spread by mosquitos. Most common symptoms are fever, joint pain, and general malaise. Since it is a virus there is no definitive treatment other than bedrest. Some doctors advise tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for the fever, while others say it has no effect. Children typically recover within one to two weeks. ...Read more
Not chikungunya: This is totally unrelated to chikungunya and is a separate problem. It's a bit hard to tell from the pic but it could be a 'Staph boil' or possibly an STD if you've been having unsafe sex. Sometimes the condom doesn't cover the 'whole area' so what's not covered could, in theory, get infected. Best to get a doc to see it and CULTURE that so you know exactly what it is, and therefore the best Rx. ...Read more
No evidence!: No evidence that this is so.Get a more detailed answer ›
Human reservoir: Humans and monkeys are the reservoir --or holding cell for the chikungunya virus. The mosquito bites an infected person and thus infects the next person down the line (if I understand what you are asking) non human primates also carry the virus. Mosquitoes are just the hapless postal carriers so to speak in this illness. Incubation is usually 2-3 days but can vary from 1-12 days. ...Read more
Is chikungunya contagious??? Does it spread?? If yes how does it spread?? Does it spread from person to person??? How can that be prevented??
Mosquito transmitted: Chikumgunya is a virus which causes a febrile illness lasting two to five days followed by a longer period of joint pain. It is transmitted by two species of mosquitos. The virus survives in the reservoir of monkeys, birds, cattle & rodents. It does not seem to spread from person to person. The most effective prevention is protection from mosquitoes & mosquito control. ...Read more
Chikungunya: 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 ...Read more
Like dengue it is carried by a day biting mosquito & has many same symptoms if a patient becomes ill: fever, shaking chills, rash, headache, nausea, muscle pain & extreme fatigue. Unlike dengue, severe joint pain can set in for much longer--up to a year and be debilitating. Unlike dengue, young recover quickly & middle age take up to 3 months to get well in some cases.
Arthritis can be disabling. ...Read more
Mosquitos: This illness is caused by mosquito bites from infected insects. The mosq. Is usually fornd in tanzania and other parts of africa. It is rarely fateal and symptoms such as fever or joint pain are treated as they come. Prevention of mosq bites in infected areas such as bug spray is the best prevention. ...Read more
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