Symptoms of West Nile fever
Symptoms of West Nile fever
The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources
for West Nile fever includes the 20
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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of West Nile fever:
NIAID Research on West Nile and Related Viruses, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)
Most human infections are mild, causing fever, headache
and body aches, often accompanied by a skin rash and swollen lymph
glands. If the virus crosses the blood-brain barrier, however, it
can cause life-threatening encephalitis, an inflammation of the
brain. (Source: excerpt from NIAID Research on West Nile and Related Viruses, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)
West Nile Virus Questions and Answers: DVBID (Excerpt)
Most infections are mild, and symptoms include fever, headache,
and body aches, occasionally with skin rash and swollen lymph glands.
More severe infection may be marked by headache, high fever, neck stiffness,
stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, paralysis,
and, rarely, death. (Source: excerpt from West Nile Virus Questions and Answers: DVBID)
West Nile fever as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions
When considering symptoms of West Nile fever, it is also important to consider West Nile fever as a possible cause of other medical conditions.
The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that West Nile fever may cause:
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West Nile fever: Onset and Incubation
Incubation period for West Nile fever: Usually 3 to 15 days. (Source: excerpt from West Nile Virus Questions and Answers: DVBID)
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attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of West Nile fever.
This signs and symptoms information for West Nile fever has been gathered from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of West Nile fever signs or West Nile fever symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of West Nile fever may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed West Nile fever symptoms.