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I have tested positive for West Nile Virus,,,,,probably have…

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I have tested positive for West Nile Virus,,,,,probably have had symptoms all Fall of 2017......body aching, headaches, fatigue.....treatment possibilities?

Doctor's Assistant: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?

Headache constantly, nausea occasionally.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Doctor knows all my history, hypertension (controlled), major lumbar back problems from arthritic... prostate cancer (watchful waiting over 10 years), asymtiemetic......mild heart attack (two stents), recovered fully...active physically.

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Doctor: Dr. Bob, Medical Doctor replied 8 months ago
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Hello. Treatment of WN virus infection is primarily supportive. The potential use of several different therapeutic agents has been described, but only one controlled study to evaluate specific therapies for this virus has been completed. Agents that have been considered include alfa interferon, ribavirin, and IVIG (intravenlous immunoglobulin).

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