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Chikungunya fever often begins with a sudden and high fever, usually above 102°F (39°C).
Severe joint pain, particularly in the wrists, ankles, and knees, is a hallmark symptom. The pain can be debilitating and persistent.
Intense muscle pain, similar to aching or stiffness, is commonly experienced and can affect multiple parts of the body.
Persistent and severe headaches are common with chikungunya fever.
Many individuals develop a rash, usually a few days after the onset of a fever. The rash can be itchy and may appear on the trunk, limbs, and face.
Profound fatigue and weakness are frequently reported, lasting for several weeks in some cases.
Some people with chikungunya fever may experience nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
If you or someone you know displays these warning signs, seek medical attention.