What are some symptoms of west nile virus?

See below. 80% of wnv infections are asymptomatic. 20 % have a mild illness that lasts 3-6 days including fever, chills, malaise, headache, muscle and joint aches. Some have loss of appetite, nausia, vomitting, diarrhea, cough or sore throat. 1% go on to develop the severe neurologic forms of the disease with meningitis or encephalitis.
WNL. West Nile Virus (WNV) incubation period is usually 1 to 15 days. Mild infection can cause fever, headache, nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain, v appetite, diarrhea, sore throat, muscle pain, lymphadenopathy & rash. Sx's are usually 3 to 6 days (but may take a month to resolve.) Flu- like sx's occur in about 20% of people. It causes neuroinvasive disease. .

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What r some symptoms of west nile virus?

Fever. Fatigue. Head. Weatnile.Virus is a culex mosquito transmitted i'llness they are night feeder symptoms are high fever headache fatigue chill body ache loss of appetite etc. Read more...
Fever and ... Headache, tiredness, body aches, swollen lymph glands, maybe a skin rash. But when the infection leads to a severe disease, symptoms would include headache, high fever, neck tightness, disorientation, muscle weakness and paralysis. Most people who get infected with the wnv will not develop symptoms. Read more...

What are symptoms of west nile virus?

Varies per person. Symptoms of wnv can include: fever, headache, body aches, fatigue, back pain, skin rash (occasionally), swollen lymph glands (occasionally), eye pain (occasionally), stiff neck, disorientation / confusion, lack of coordination, and possibly seizures. If you are concerned that you could have wnv infection, please see a doctor / health care provider. Read more...

What are the symptoms of the west nile virus?

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

What are the symptoms of the west nile virus? And if I get it and do get symptoms is their any way to treat it?

Wide variety . Fever, chills, gastrointestinal signs and symptoms, muscle aches, stiffness, pain, severe headache, alterations in sensorium and mental status and other neurological sign and symptoms may all occur. There is no specific treatment except managing the symptoms. Fortunately very few people get central nervous system involvement and most recover entirely. Read more...

Also what are the symptoms for influenza, west nile virus?

Most no symptoms. Most have no symptoms, 80%. If you develop symptoms of severe west nile virus illness, such as unusually severe headaches or confusion, seek medical attention immediately, according to the cdc. Severe illness usually requires hospitalization. Milder cases improve on their own and do not necessarily require medical attention. Read more...
Influenza. According to Mayo Clinic Flu sxs may include “Fever over 100F (38C), Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, Chills & sweats, Headache, Dry Cough, Fatigue and weakness, Nasal Congestion.” Read more...

How soon after bein infected by mosquito with chincincuya or West Nile virus do symptoms begin?

These are easy. ANSWER: 3-14 days so say the books. (most of my patients have landed in the 7-12 day range) Come on now....give me a real toughie next time around....something I can't just look up on the internet! LOL. Read more...

What are the presenting symptoms of a west nile virus infection?

Many have none. May present with fever, fatigue, body aches, skin rash on the trunk, enlarged lymph nodes and generalized sense of not feeling well. In about one in 150 patients develop neurological findings of meningitis/encephalitis, and this can be potentially devastating. Read more...

Was told I have west nile virus and have all the symptoms. Shaking badly and muscle jerks. Will PCP prescribe any relief? Why are tremors a symptom?

Flu-like symptoms. Most people infected with WNV are asymptomatic. However, those with symptoms can experience fever, headache, body aches (may cause tremors), joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea, and/or rash. There is no cure per se, but symptoms are managed with adequate hydration, antipyretics, antidiarrheals, etc. If your symptoms worsen, speak with your physician. http://www.cdc.gov/westnile/symptoms/ Read more...

Do I have West Nile virus?

West Nile Virus. West Nile virus infection typically begins with the abrupt onset of fever, chills, muscle aches, headache, and flu-like symptoms. If these are things you are experiencing, then reach our promptly to your physician to be evaluated and treated as early intervention is valuable in preventing long term complications. Read more...
West Nile Virus. Although West Nile Virus is now in most of the U.S., the majority of mosquitoes are not infected. You would have to be bitten by an infected mosquito to develop West Nile Virus Fever. It causes a flu-like syndrome in 20% of those infected. It causes neuroinvasive disease. Read more...