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Chickungunya treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i helo you
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   r u there
User :   Hi Doctor, i am suffering from chickungunya since 1 week and i am 28 yrs old... wat is the treatment available
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details - Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
Doctor :   as of now symptomatic treatment is given
User :   male:professinal single:No
Doctor :   like for fever and joint paracetamol
Doctor :   Rest is indicated during acute joint symptoms. Movement and mild exercise may improve stiffness and morning joint pains.
Doctor :   In unresolved arthritis that does not respond to aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs,
Doctor :   There has been no effective vaccine developed to prevent Chikungunya.
Doctor :   Supportive care and rest is given
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Doctor :   confirm ur details
Doctor :   any doubts please ask
User :   how long the joint pain will exist
Doctor :   it depends
Doctor :   no fixed time frame
Doctor :   joint pain can persist for a longer period after the other symptoms have disappeared
User :   thanks a ton doctor
Doctor :   ur welcome
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