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Q. I have fever and headache after mosquito bite. Please advise.

Answered by
Dr. Abeer
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 21, 2018 and last reviewed on: May 14, 2019

Hi doctor,

I was playing football and I had got bitten by a black and white mosquito. After some time, I got shaking and had a fever, head pain, and a back muscle pain.

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According to the history, you have to rule out dengue fever, chikungunya or malaria fever. So take Paracetamol 500 mg two tablets for six hours until the blood tests are done. Avoid mosquito breeding places like stagnant water near home, wear full sleeve clothes. Take an adequate amount of fluids. The probable cause could be due to Aedes mosquito. You can get a complete blood count, IgM test for dengue, IgG for malaria, microscopy, blood smear test done.

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