U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Health and Wellness
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 10-06-2018, 01:35 AM
 
Location: Round Rock, TX
2,006 posts, read 541,227 times
Reputation: 591

Advertisements

There was small as heck mosquitos flying around the house just 2 hours ago and now some even chased into my room. Experiencing a stuffed nose, stomache, nausea and loss of appetite

I don't know if I should just sleep and wait to see if I can make it...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 10-06-2018, 02:32 AM
 
Location: Florida
18,262 posts, read 18,500,091 times
Reputation: 20885
I think it's a bit early to blame your condition on Zika.Symptoms don't usually show up that quickly.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-06-2018, 05:53 AM
 
Location: Swiftwater, PA
13,081 posts, read 10,534,605 times
Reputation: 9203
According to the CDC many people will only have mild symptoms or no symptoms. The main danger is to the unborn child. So if the OP is pregnant or is having sex; it would be wise to get the blood test and find out if they have been infected: https://www.cdc.gov/zika/about/needtoknow.html.

Like old_cold stated it sounds too soon and the symptoms sound too severe for this mosquito bite. There is always a chance that somebody was infected with a cold or flu that coincided with the mosquito bite. A trip to the doctor might shed some light on this infection.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-06-2018, 12:08 PM
 
Location: Round Rock, TX
2,006 posts, read 541,227 times
Reputation: 591
Quote:
Originally Posted by fisheye View Post
According to the CDC many people will only have mild symptoms or no symptoms. The main danger is to the unborn child. So if the OP is pregnant or is having sex; it would be wise to get the blood test and find out if they have been infected: https://www.cdc.gov/zika/about/needtoknow.html.

Like old_cold stated it sounds too soon and the symptoms sound too severe for this mosquito bite. There is always a chance that somebody was infected with a cold or flu that coincided with the mosquito bite. A trip to the doctor might shed some light on this infection.
Oh I am a guy and a 17 year old youngin(well almost anyways)


I do have my annual doctors visit so...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-06-2018, 12:57 PM
 
1,344 posts, read 644,828 times
Reputation: 5876
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luciano700 View Post
There was small as heck mosquitos flying around the house just 2 hours ago and now some even chased into my room. Experiencing a stuffed nose, stomache, nausea and loss of appetite

I don't know if I should just sleep and wait to see if I can make it...
Two hours ago?? That's one fast virus.



No, it takes 3-14 days for the virus to incubate. https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/23/5/16-1715_article





Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-06-2018, 01:04 PM
 
Location: Swiftwater, PA
13,081 posts, read 10,534,605 times
Reputation: 9203
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luciano700 View Post
Oh I am a guy and a 17 year old youngin(well almost anyways)


I do have my annual doctors visit so...

You might be a guy, but if you really did come down with Zika, you could spread it to a girlfriend or wife. So it should not be taken lightly. But, so far, most of us do not suspect you were infected. But a doctor could tackle your cold and check you if you were still afraid. Here is a link to the CDC's maps of areas where it is more likely to get the virus: https://www.cdc.gov/zika/vector/range.html.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-06-2018, 01:14 PM
 
7,640 posts, read 5,393,638 times
Reputation: 14334
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luciano700 View Post
There was small as heck mosquitos flying around the house just 2 hours ago and now some even chased into my room. Experiencing a stuffed nose, stomache, nausea and loss of appetite

I don't know if I should just sleep and wait to see if I can make it...
Don't go nuts yet.

Incubation period 3-14 days (avg 12 days)

https://www.cdc.gov/zika/pdfs/clinicianppt.pdf
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-06-2018, 01:19 PM
 
Location: Round Rock, TX
2,006 posts, read 541,227 times
Reputation: 591
Quote:
Originally Posted by mike1003 View Post
Don't go nuts yet.

Incubation period 3-14 days (avg 12 days)

https://www.cdc.gov/zika/pdfs/clinicianppt.pdf
I may be going nuts sure, but considering Texas is a state for high risk supposedly, then yeah


Not worried yet, will see if my doctor’s visit can help me tackle the issue as one stated and ask for bloodwork which I have not gotten in about 2 years now I believe.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-06-2018, 02:29 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
10,688 posts, read 19,017,107 times
Reputation: 14627
Just calm down! As stated - you didn't get Zika w/i hrs. of being bitten. IF you have anything... weather is changing, etc. - maybe just allergies?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-06-2018, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Dallas TX
14,272 posts, read 20,512,839 times
Reputation: 20129
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Health and Wellness
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:08 AM.

© 2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top