Symptoms and Signs of Chikungunya
Fever (> 40 C / 104 F)
Joint pain (or arthralgia)
Arthritis affecting multiple joints that can be debilitating
Swelling of Joints
Rash (may occur rarely)
Sometimes there maybe infection of the conjunctiva of the eye and some photophobia
Bleeding or hemorrhage (may occur rarely).
Study suggests that most patients recover fully from chikungunya. They get better after a few days, however sometimes joint pain can persist for a longer period after the other symptoms have disappeared. Over 12% of patients tend to develop chronic joint symptoms.