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Posted in Chikungunya Support group on Mon, 26 Oct 2009
I've had joint pains for 18 mths now. I was on cortisone and chloroquinine. Cortisone helped with pain, but terrible side effects. Acupuncture twice a week really helped. I'm still in pain, but swelli...
Thanks, yes did try chloroquinine and cortisone for ages - but wasn't very good for me. Acupuncture though is really helping.
Hi Colette yes, I spoke to the Ministry of Health in Mauritius - I also went back there a month ago. It can last up to 3 years, some cases even longer! I still have pain 18 mths later. Off the cortiso...
Posted in Chikungunya Support group on Tue, 31 Mar 2009
I contracted chikungunya while on holiday in Mauritus. I have had it for the past 10 months. Does anyone out there know how long it lasts? Some say from a couple of months to a year. If I don't take c...