Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment

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Symptoms

Around 1 in 5 individuals tainted with Zika virus turn out to be sick (i.e., create Zika).

The most well-known symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other regular symptoms incorporate muscle pain and migraine. The hatching period (the time from presentation to symptoms) for Zika virus infection is not known, but rather is liable to be a couple of days to a week.

The ailment is generally gentle with symptoms going on for a few days to a week.

Zika virus more often than not stays in the blood of a contaminated individual for a couple of days yet it can be discovered longer in a few individuals.

Serious sickness requiring hospitalization is phenomenal.

Passings are uncommon.

Diagnosis

The symptoms of Zika are like those of dengue and chikungunya, sicknesses spread through the same mosquitoes that transmit Zika.

See your social insurance supplier in the event that you add to the symptoms portrayed above and have gone to a region where Zika is found.

On the off chance that you have as of late voyage, tell your human services supplier when and where you voyaged.

Your social insurance supplier might arrange blood tests to search for Zika or other comparable viruses like dengue or chikungunya.

Treatment

No antibody or medicines are accessible to avert or treat Zika infections.

Treat the symptoms:

Get a lot of rest.

Drink liquids to avoid drying out.

Take medication, for example, acetaminophen to assuage fever and pain.

Try not to take headache medicine and other non-steroidal calming drugs (NSAIDs), like ibuprofen and naproxen. Headache medicine and NSAIDs ought to be stayed away from until dengue can be precluded to decrease the danger of drain (dying). In the event that you are taking prescription for another medicinal condition, converse with your human services supplier before taking extra pharmaceutical.

In the event that you have Zika, avoid mosquito bites.

Amid the primary week of infection, Zika virus can be found in the blood and went from a tainted individual to another mosquito through mosquito chomps.

A tainted mosquito can then spread the virus to other individuals.

 

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