Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Crimean- Congo was first founded in Crimea in the year 1944 and was called Crimean Hemorrhagic fever. It was later found in Congo, and after it is named as Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever.

How Crimean- Congo Hemorrhagic fever is affected?

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever is a viral disease that affects people who are bitten by infected pulses or one who come in direct contact with blood and tissues of infected animals or patients. This disease is most common in Africa, Asia, East Europe and the Middle East.

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever is affected by a virus belonging to a group called Nairovirus. The virus infects wild animals and domestic animals like sheep and cattle through impulse bites. Humans are infected when they come in direct contact with blood or tissues from infected animals or bites of infected ticks. Thus, people who work in close contact with animals, where people work in agriculture, veterinary hospitals etc., are at a higher risk of getting the disease.

Once a human is affected, the infection spreads to others, when people come in contact with the patient’s infected blood or body fluids. Infection could also spread in hospitals during injections and surgical processes.

Symptoms of Crimean- Congo Hemorrhagic Fever:

· High Fever

· Head ache

· Joint & Muscle ache

· Stomach Pain

· Loose Motion

· Patient infected by this virus may also suffer from severe bleeding, Jaundice, convulsions & Coma.

· Diagnosis of Crimean- Congo Hemorrhagic Fever:

· People suffering from this fever are diagnosed by tests like ELISA, isolation of the virus, antigen detection, and polymerase chain reaction.

· Patient affected by this fever is treated with circulatory fluids and an antiviral drug ribavirin.

Precautions to be taken by the people:

· People should take sufficient protections to avoid being infected in epidemics.

· People exposed to domestic animals or those suffering from activities like hiking should wear protective things to avoid impulse bites.

· Hospital staff should also take adequate precautions while treating patients with this disease.

· Ribavarin may be controlled by affecting to people coming in close contact with patients who are suffering from this fever.

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0 # Nishith 2018-02-12
Hii, I am from Mainpuri, plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-02-13
Hello, Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoea,This disease is caused in the genitourinary tracts, for more details plz visit good gynec in Mainpuri, find list of Gynecologist in Mainpuri
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hii, I am from Kathua, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Kathua
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Etawah ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
VDRL tests should be done every month for 3 consecutive months for detecting syphilis as well as other sexually transmitted diseases,These tests should be conducted at proper times, find good Gynecologist in Etawah
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Firozpur ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Rashes can occur on the skin in the near areas,rashes can be discrete and also symmetrical in nature, Rashes can also be pustular, you can consult with Obstetrician in Firozpur.
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hii, I am from Banswara, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Banswara, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
Hi, plz let me know What is the incubation period of Syphilis, also give me the list of good female's specialist in Kolasib ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Hii, The incubation period can be 10 to 90 days, plz find list of Gynecologist in Kolasib
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