• Chikungunya Home Remedies

Home Remedies

During fever:

  • Give large quantities of fluids with normal light diet.
  • Complete bed rest is advised.
  • Make sure to repeat blood tests every 2 days, till the fever subsides, to monitor the platelet count.

For the surroundings:

  • Breeding places of mosquitoes must be destroyed
  • Nets must be used for the protection from mosquitoes.
  • Cleanliness of the surroundings is a must, as mosquitoes love dirty places.

Never delay treatment. In any case of fever, especially when accompanied by joint pains, consult your physician immediately.

Watch out for the following symptoms:

  • Red spots on skin
  • Bleeding from gums or nose
  • Frequent vomiting
  • Black stools
  • Drowsiness
  • Constant distress
  • Excessive dry mouth
  • Pale skin
  • Breathlessness