Chickengunya is a viral infection caused by Chickengunya Virus (CHIKV) genus alphavirus. The infection is spread by mosquitoes ,the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes transmit chikungunya.
Symptoms of Chickengunya
Incubation period varies from 2 to 12 days.
High Fever above 39°C may be biphasic , lasts several days , breaking and then returning.
Joint and muscular Pain, Swelling and Stiffness
Nausea , Vomiting or Diarrhea
Rash , maculopapular type of rash
Other Symptoms include
Cold fingers and toes
Neurological diseases like Guillian Barre syndrome, Neuropathy, Myelitis
Jaundice due to liver damage
Acute Renal Disease
Vertical Transmission i.e from mother to child
20 replies on “Symptoms and Complications of Chickengunya”
You always bring very nice stuff to share. A great educational series for regular people to understand these condition better with a great writing style. Would be nice if you post source as well but I suppose there is no Hippa in India and Pakistan so you would be just fine…LOL Keep up the good work.
thanks a lot for the feedback i will try to post about the source as well .
You don’t have to, it was just a thought. But thank you for considering it. You are doing such awesome job though. Great awareness for people.
feedbacks are always welcomed and it encourages me to do a better job,thank you so much once again
You are always welcome!
Yeah and due to the arthritic complication it leads to stooped posture . Thus the name chikungunya.
Very good 😊
Happy weekend 🌻
Same to you
Learned something new. Ty.
Thank you for appreciating
Excellent post! Sofas I was lucky during my trips to the Caribbean! All the Best! Cheers, Roland