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Link between Dengue Fever and Cartilage Degeneration (if possible)

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  • Posted By: bkrupp16
  • June 6, 2007
  • 02:06 PM

I was a military member that was diagnosed with Dengue Fever back in 2003. Since then I have skin reactions to the sun and had surgeries on my knee and shoulder. I was an active person but my injuries we sustained while performing normal activities, i.e., walking and sleeping. I need to know if there is a clinical link between Dengue Fever and my skin reactions and cartilage tears. Also, is there a link between Dengue Fever and bone calcification (if possible)?

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  • I contracted dengue hemorrhagic fever in December of 2006. I am still recovering from it. I don't think doctors in the US know exactly how to deal with this disease as they haven't had much exposure to it. I was in Southeast Asia at the time I contracted it.I have finally gotten my doctor to pay attention to my hip pain. I have had the pains ever since the fever (10 days in the hospital straight with 101+ fever). My skin is sensitive to heat, I can't eat food as hot (in temperature) as I used to like it, and I received my test results back today saying I now have sclerosis in my hip joints. I fully believe that this is completely attributed to the Dengue Fever.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 9, 2009
    • 01:46 AM
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  • Try here: http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/d/dengue_fever/prognosis.htm
    aquila 1263 Replies
    • January 9, 2009
    • 08:23 PM
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