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What are the symptoms of the west nile virus?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Quite variable

It can range from no symptoms to just fever to headache and fever (meningitis) to confusion, weakness, seizures (encephalitis).

In brief: Quite variable

It can range from no symptoms to just fever to headache and fever (meningitis) to confusion, weakness, seizures (encephalitis).
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: West Nile

Most people don’t have sx’s w west nile virus.
Mild sx’s occur in about 20% of people; which can include fever, eye pain, generalized body aches, headaches, feeling really tired, & possible enlarged lymph nodes or rash. About 1% have severe illness which can include neurologic problems. Possible sx’s include: seizures, severe headache w stiffness of the neck, high fever, confusion & weakness.

In brief: West Nile

Most people don’t have sx’s w west nile virus.
Mild sx’s occur in about 20% of people; which can include fever, eye pain, generalized body aches, headaches, feeling really tired, & possible enlarged lymph nodes or rash. About 1% have severe illness which can include neurologic problems. Possible sx’s include: seizures, severe headache w stiffness of the neck, high fever, confusion & weakness.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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