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Nausea, body aches, diarrhea, sweating, fever, sleeplessness. Could it be West Nile virus ?

I had nausea , body aches, diarrhea , sweating, fever and slept on and off for two days Monday and Tuesday, I felt better Wednesday but was still queezy and no energy then felt great Thursday. I started getting nausous again in the wee hours Friday morning and was dripping sweat but had a temp of 96.5. I felt better later in the morning but have been a little queezy and super super tired. At first I thought it was the flu but it seems pretty early in the season for the flu and no one I was around had been sick or got sick since. Also, my family has not caught it and any illness usually makes it way through the whole house so I am wondering if it could be West Nile Virus and if it is normal to go away and come back like that?
Asked On : Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
Hi there,
Welcome to HCM.
West nile fever is an arthropod borne disease, meaning it is caused by mosquito bite. It is caused by a virus which usually presents with headache, nausea and vomiting, fever and weakness. I suspect bacterial gastrointestinal infection after reading your symptoms. Have you eaten any contaminated food outside? I suggest you get in touch with your GP for a course of antibiotics to control the gut infection. I also suggest to take fluid diet till the fever comes down. Thanks.
Answered: Sat, 28 Sep 2013
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