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I am 34 weeks pregnant. I am having headache. My Dr. has suggested to take medicine calpol 650 mg. Is it safe to take medicine please suggest.
All about chikungunya:
Chikungunya (also called as chicken guinea) is a form of viral fever caused by an alphavirus that is spread by mosquito bites from the aedes aegypti mosquito, though recent research by the pasteur institute in paris claims the virus has suffered a mutation that enables it to be transmitted by aedes albopictus (tiger mosquito). This was the cause of the actual plague in the indian ocean and a threat to the mediterranean coast at present.
Alphavirus that is spread by mosquito bites from the aedes aegypti and aedes albopictus mosquitos.
Characteristics: togaviridae (formerly group a arboviruses), genus alphavirus; spherical, enveloped virions 60 nm in diameter, single-stranded, positive-sense rna genome
Pathogenicity: self limiting febrile viral disease; characterized by arthralgia or arthritis typically in the knee, ankle and small joints of the extremities, high fever, followed by a maculopapular rash; buccal and palatal enanthema can occur; nausea and vomiting may occur; mild hemorrhaging may be present especially in children; inapperent infections are common, immunity is long lasting
Epidemiology: found in africa, india, south east asia and the philippines
Host range: humans, primates, other mammals, birds
Chikungunya signs and symptoms
The primary symptoms of chikungunya include
Fever which can reach 39 (102.2 )
A petechial or maculopapular rash usually involving the limbs and trunk
Arthralgia (bodyache) or arthritis affecting multiple joints which can be debilitating. The joint pains can be severe and even crippling.
There can also be headache, conjunctival infection and slight photophobia. Fever typically lasts for two days and abruptly comes down, however joint pain, intense headache, insomnia and an extreme degree of prostration lasts for a variable period, usually for about 5 to 7 days.
Dermatological manifestations observed in a recent outbreak of chikungunya fever in southern india includes the following:
Nasal blotchy erythema
Freckle-like pigmentation over centro-facial area
Flagellate pigmentation on face and extremities
Lichenoid eruption and hyperpigmentation in photodistributed areas
Multiple aphthous-like ulcers over scrotum, crural areas and axilla.
Lympoedema in acral distribution (bilateral /unilateral)
Multiple ecchymotic spots (children)
Vesiculobullous lesions (infants)
Chikungunya how diagnosis is done?
Detection of antigens or antibody to the agent in the blood (serology)
Elisa is available
An igm capture elisa is necessary to distinguish the disease from dengue fever.
Chikungunya homeopathy treatment homeopathic remedies
Homeopathy offers many medicines which may help in chikungunya. These include medicines like eupatorium-perf, pyroginum, rhus-tox, cedron, influenzinum, china, arnica, belladona, bryonia etc. Many homeopaths consider eupatorium perf. As a preventive medicine for chikungunya. The most commonly suggested potency as prophylaxis is 200c of eupatorium perf. Eupatorium perfoliatum q (tincture, 3 to 5 drop dose) will remove the debilitating joint pains and cut short the intensity and duration of the disease. Other potencies may be used according to the intensity of the case.
Chikungunya conventional treatment
No vaccine or specific antiviral treatment for chikungunya fever is available. Treatment is symptomaticrest, fluids, and ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen, or paracetamol may relieve symptoms of fever and aching. Aspirin should be avoided
Infected persons should be protected from further mosquito exposure (staying indoors and/or under a mosquito net during the first few days of illness) so that they can't contribute to the transmission cycle.
My problem is bloating. When I consulted my local physician, he told that it is due to stress. When he gives medicine, I get okay but when I stress even a little again I start to bloat .What can we do to reduce stress. My age is 25 and some food habit to reduce my bloat will be of great use .Thanks in advance.
Hello. Mai 2 month pregnant thi. Kal hi mera miscarriage ho gya. Maine aap sab se bht se questions puche the. Jinka aap sbne ans b kia tha. Thank you so much for everyone who suggest me. Mai ab ye puchna chahti hu k hum dubara kb try kr skte h. Or kya kre jis se jldi concieve ho jye. Thanks.
Hi doctor I have a question actually my penis size very small & thin. Even when it erect size become 3.5 inch I always worry about it. Even I couldn't stay more time for my cum within 5 min it's discharge. I also take home pathic medicine acid phos 1000. Is this medicine helpful? If other any medicine you recommend which would be good. Please suggest..
Sir, I have dandruff in my head as a result there is hair fall problem I wanna get rid of this. Please advise.
Sir or maim my penis size is only 6 inch. When he tait. So how to improve my penis size. I am 25 years old please give me best suggestion. What size is penis for good relation.
Respected madam, I am 28 year old male, my height is 5.7'. I want to increase my height. Is this possible now? If yes, then tell me please, your kind suggestion is required.
Even if you don?t add salt to your food, you may still be eating too much. About three-quarters of the salt we eat is already in the food we buy, such as breakfast cereals, soups, breads and sauces. Eating too much salt can raise your blood pressure. People with high blood pressure are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke.
Use food labels to help you cut down. More than 1.5g of salt per 100g means the food is high in salt. Adults and children over 11 should eat no more than 6g of salt a day. Younger children should have even less.
Hello sir , i have hair fall problem . Many of hair falling during washing with sampoo or some of hair fall when i sleep and wake up in morning i see many hair fall on my bed
Sulphur-rich foods such as onions and garlic are helpful in reducing outbreaks
Increase zinc-rich foods such as soybeans, whole grains, sunflower seeds and raw nuts
Drink plenty of water
Avoid sugar, cigarettes, fried and high-fat foods
Keep dairy items and red meat to a minimum
Skin care in general:
Avoid scrubbing hard / over-washing acne-afflicted areas
Avoid touching your face often
Do not squeeze pimples since this can push the infection further into the skin
Protect your skin from the sun
Keep your hair clean and keep it away from the face
Avoid using greasy or cream based make-up
Always remove make-up before going to sleep
After a heavy workout or exercise, take a bath because the sweat on skin can trap bacteria
Always use clean clothes which allow your skin to breathe