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Chikungunya

Chikungunya is a usually self-limiting condition due to a virus. It is important to exclude other dangerous conditions and symptomatic treatment is usually advocated Chikungunya is a relatively a rare viral fever that is caused by the bite of a common mosquito. Outbreaks have taken...Read More

Posted on : Saturday, June 28, 2008 12:00 AM
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We are seeing lot of cases resembling chikun gunea,confirming which is not possible for economic reason.Here joint pain is not controlled at all.patients seem to be consuming lot of nsaids but to no avail.a couple of deaths have been reported,may be due to drug abuse since quacks are using steroids and other drugs(some modern medical practitioners as well)we neeed some more details as to the complications
Replied on Saturday, June 28, 2008 12:00 AM

Guest
yes you said it
Replied on Sunday, July 6, 2008 12:00 AM

Guest
Hi DR Bhat I have had chikungunya for 10 months now - do you know how long it lasts? Thaks
Replied on Monday, May 4, 2009 12:00 AM

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many of the cases present with oral candidiasis accordin to recent sudies..
Replied on Monday, June 30, 2008 12:00 AM

cello
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is this disease common in little children and should it be notified by the childs pediatrician
Replied on Friday, December 5, 2008 12:00 AM

javed
(Guest)
why there is specific drug are not available in treatment?what is the reasion behied the joint pain?
Replied on Thursday, December 18, 2008 12:00 AM
yes there is a drugs for chikungunya,nimusulide 200mg,prednisolone 10mg,dexamathasone,cpm,ranitidine 150mg,take this drugs two time a day,morning after breakast night after dinner..ths drugs cure chikungunya problem
Replied on Monday, July 13, 2009 12:00 AM

muhd Hujwiri
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does chikungunya spreads easily like cold n fever? can the same mosquito bring the virus to the other person after it bite others? i like to know more about it.. thank you..
Replied on Thursday, January 8, 2009 12:00 AM
 




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