Posted on 10 sept. 2020

Procare Medical Center (french doctors)

CHIKUNGUNYA


What you should know about Chikungunya :

• Incubation Period : 2- 10 days
• Flu syndrome (fever, body soreness, headaches)
• Crippling joint pain +++
• Rash
• Conjonctivitis, Uvéitis
• Rare severe forms (myocarditis, severe neurological signs especially people with a weak immune system, few cases of nose and gum bleed described).
• Joint pain can last many weeks
• There is no specific treatment for this disease


Prevention for Mosquito Bites :
• Clothing that covers arms and legs
• Repellent
• Mosquito netting

Prevention for Mosquito Breeding :
• Preventing mosquitoes from accessing egg-laying habitats by environmental management and modification;
• Disposing of solid waste properly and removing artificial man-made habitats that can hold water;
• Covering, emptying and cleaning of domestic water storage containers on a weekly basis;
• Applying appropriate insecticides to water storage outdoor containers;

In cases of symptoms similar to Chikungunya, please book an appointement with Dr Julie Thongsavane, French Family doctor, recommended by many embassies in Phnom Penh :
• By phone : 061828410/411 (opening hours)
• Book online : www.sabaycare.com, Link : https://sabaycare.com/en/recherche/doctor/85


Be safe.

Procare Medical Team
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