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My sugar was 135 and now its come out to be normal 95 without medicine so can I live healthy life throughout my life without being type 1 diabetic in future.
I have heart rate problem and also take blood pressure capsules Telma40 What should I take diet to control heart rate problem nd also suffering from uric acid.
I am a 33 year old female. My height is 5.6 ft and I weigh 66 KGS. For the past one your II am suffering from sciatica. Why is it so. And what can I do to prevent it? I have started walking recently and doing yoga.
My wife's left leg is swollen and it becomes normal when she is sleeping. Please advice what has to be done for the swelling.
I have been suffering from fever and vomiting from last night. I eat dolo medicine last night. What should i do now?
I am 26 years old I feel very tired andheadacheand knee pain. Ido notsit long time and my power is low as per age. What can I do.
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Chikungunya is a self-resolving disease. It gradually decreases in intensity in about a week after infection. But some people may experience arthritic pain and fatigue for a few weeks to a year after it has resolved. In very old and ailing patients and in individuals with a weak immune system, the disease can result in death.
Blood tests can help diagnosis. Doctors can now quickly and accurately identify patients at risk of severe form of chikungunya with the help of a direct biomarker. There is currently no cure for the condition. Medications are given for symptomatic relief from pain, swelling and fever.
Chikungunya is caused due to a viral infection (CHIKV) and is transmitted when an infected mosquito carries the virus from an infected human to a healthy person. They are commonly seen breeding around clean water bodies and mostly attack during the day.
Usually confused with dengue and in some cases malaria, chikungunya is a self resolving disease (the condition gradually decreases in intensity in about a week after infection) that does not have a cure. As an exception, some people experience arthritic pain and fatigue for a few weeks to a year after it has resolved.
A condition that is spread by the female Aedes aegypti mosquito, ‘chikungunya’ means ‘to distort’, directly relating to the extreme pain the patient experiences in and around his/her joints during the disease. Once bitten the patient will experience symptoms such as
Arthritis like pain around the joints
Vomiting (within approximately two to 22 days of infection, in some cases)
Here are how the symptoms of chikungunya are different from malaria and dengue.
There are very subtle differences between the three mosquito borne diseases and one of the most clear difference is the type and frequency of fever a patient experiences.
In the case of dengue a patient suffers from high fever that appears and subsides quickly only to reappear with rashes and in the case of dengue haemorrhagic fever, along with bleeding.
In malaria, the patient suffers from high fever, most predominantly in the evenings with chills followed by sweating in quick succession.
In the case of chikungunya the patient suffers a high fever with severe pain in the body especially the joints along with all the symptoms mentioned above. In all three conditions the patient will experience a temperature of about 102o .
Most doctors do tend to diagnose the condition using a process of elimination – by testing for dengue and malaria first then followed by tests for chikungunya.
The diagnostic test for the condition is a simple blood test where the sample is tested serologically using the ELISA test (Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays) or PCR (polymerase chain reaction) to check for the presence of the anti-chikungunya antibody in the patient’s blood.
If the patient is infected, the amount of immunoglobulin is the highest in the first two weeks after the onset of symptoms and continues to be present in the body for about two months after that.
There is currently no treatment for the condition and doctors prescribe medication to give symptomatic relief to the patient. Drugs to reduce the pain, swelling and fever that appear with the disease are usually the first line of treatment. That being said there have been a number of research studies to identify a possible vaccine and treatment for the condition.
A study published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 2000 said that they had developed a vaccine that showed 98% efficacy in its patients. This vaccine is still not available in the market. Other studies on a possible DNA vaccine for the chikungunya vaccine is still underway.
Although this condition has no known complications it can cause death in very old and ailing patients.
If you do think you might have the condition it is extremely important to get diagnosed early, since the symptoms overlap with conditions that have serious complications like dengue and malaria.
Here is what you should do to prevent from getting infected with the disease:
Since infected mosquitoes, bite during the day, it is advisable to use a mosquito repellent cream while stepping out, especially in endemic areas.
Use repellants within the house and use them as per the recommendations on the packaging.
Keep all water reservoirs like buckets, small tubs, mugs etc. covered at all times. It is essential to empty out all the containers regularly and wash them well.
Declutter your home and air our all the rooms once a day. Remember to close all your windows and doors by mid morning.
If you have too many mosquitos in your area, ask your area municipal corporation to get the area sprayed to rid it of mosquitoes.
Finally, what you need to remember is that if you experience symptoms like fever, joint pain, malaise, fatigue and vomiting make sure you visit a doctor at the earliest. Do not self medicate because it could be something more serious
Haii this is kishore singh from visakhapatnam. My age is 21 I'm suffering from headache. I'm a software employee. What should I do. Not interested in glasses.
Sir, I am a diabetic patient and my weight too much. So, I want to control my weight and sugar. Pls advice me. Thanks.
I am 25 years old male. Bowl movement stool is not clear and ask a local doctor or doctor said piles what shall I do?
Diabetes is a degenerative disease, which affects your metabolism. As a result of metabolic irregularities, every part of the body is affected. The following are early indications of untreated diabetes:
- Increased thirst
- Increased urination
- Increased hunger
In addition to the ones above, the following are associated symptoms:
- Blurred vision
- Slow healing of cuts
- Itchy skin
How can diabetes affect your mouth?
- Diabetes increases the risk of infections and delayed regeneration of damaged/dead cells. As a result, fungal infections like thrush may develop in your mouth.
- Because of poor healing of wounds as a result of diabetes, extensive gum damage may occur.
- Periodontitis is a severe effect of diabetes in which your gums begin to move away from your teeth, leading to a formation of pockets between your gums and teeth, which fill up with pus and germs. The damage can be stopped only with gum surgery and removal of affected teeth.
The single most effective way to prevent damage to your teeth is to actively control blood sugar content by regularly taking medicines and following a healthy diet recommended by your doctor. Common methods of dental protection go a long way to help prevent oral problems because of diabetes. These include:
- Brush thoroughly and carefully after every meal (wait 30 minutes for food acids to neutralize, and then brush as this helps in effective cleaning)
- Use non-alcoholic mouthwash to treat dry mouth and disinfect the oral cavity
- Floss at least once everyday
- Use a soft bristled toothbrush
- Remove your dentures and clean them regularly. Do not sleep putting them on
- Quit smoking, chewing tobacco and chewing gums with sugar in them