Chikungunya

Chikungunya is a viral infection, which is caused by the chikungunya virus (CHIKV). The symptoms include fever, joint pain, rashes, swelling around the joints, and muscle pain. There is no drug available to treat this condition, and treatment is done to relieve symptoms.

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

Query: 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.  Read Full »


Dr. Abeer

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 a...  Read Full »

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