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Chikungunya Symptoms

The symptoms of chikungunya are fever, joint pain, headache, muscle pain, rashes, swelling around the joints. These symptoms usually appear just a few days after the mosquito bites the individual. In rare cases, there can be some symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and conjunctivitis.

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Kindly provide some insights on chikungunya infection.

Query: Hello doctor,My friend is 35 years old. He was affected by Chikungunya two days back. Could you provide a brief overview of Chikungunya? What are the common symptoms that occur due to chikungunya infection? I want to know the available treatments and management strategies for Chikungunya. What preve...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne viral disease caused by the Chikungunya virus, which is transmitted primarily by the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes. These mosquitoes are also responsible for transmitting dengue and Zika viruses. Chikungunya is prevalent ...  Read Full »

I have pain in my finger and knee joints. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had very mild pain in my finger joints about 10 days ago. But, with due course of time, I also developed pain in my knee joints which is mild to severe, and also a mild pain in the toes of the foot. I also have a headache. Further, I took Sinarest last night, and in the morning, I wa...  Read Full »


Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are a number of causes that clinically present with symptoms like joint pains and fever. The few conditions are chikungunya and rheumatic fever. A detailed history needs to be obtained, and I advise you to go for blood investigation like CBP (complete blood pr...  Read Full »

Do I have a viral fever and burning sensation in my eyes due to dengue or chikungunya?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a mild fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit. I had rashes on my body yesterday, which disappeared today. I took the tablets given by my doctor. My doctor said that I have viral fever. Do I have a viral fever due to dengue or chikungunya? I also have a burning sensation in my eyes. Pl...  Read Full »


Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You will recover from the viral fever in five to seven days. After that, you need supportive measures only. I suggest you keep yourself hydrated, drink plenty of fluids, and consult your doctor for further evaluation.  Read Full »

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