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Chikungunya

My mom was admitted in hospital due to severe pain in hands and knees after examination, she was detected with Chikungunya disease, since there is no medicine for it doctor has given some pain killers to reduce the pain. But she is not able to walk properly. Please advice how we can produce further.
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Consult your physician and you will give suitable medicines.
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Hi..... The majority of patients will recover completely within one to two weeks but some may be left with chronic joint pains which may last several years. Chikungunya virus does not cause any mortality directly but in the presence of other comorbidities it may contribute to a fatal outcome..... Consult your Physician for further advice....
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Dr. Rama S.K
Internal Medicine 16 yrs exp Dimapur
Studies have found benefit of starting methotrexate 10-25 mg once a week for 8 weeks in this condition....you need to monitor baseline LFT and Hemogram also......meet physician or infectious diseases expert on this
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