I Have Ross River Fever Australias Curse For Too Long

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    Ross Came Back (ross River Fever)

    I have now been in bed for 5 weeks with a recurring bout of ross river - and another round on the medical merry go round, this time my doctor has given mea course of anitboticis and antinflammatories, and more chemical drugs to counteract the effects they have on my tummy. Really...
    lyndawalker5 lyndawalker5
    Jun 3, 2012

    Keeping On Keeping Going

    Hi.  I contracted Ross River Virus in Feb this year (2010) and for the first two months could barely walk.  I seemed to spend a lot of time resting on the bed. I am 47 and have always led an athletic lifestyle.  I could not believe that perhaps it was all over and...
    leacwalker leacwalker
    Jul 12, 2010

    Hi, I have ross river virus

    and was diagnosed over 6 months ago. It has been a debilitating illness and I am managing by looking forward to when it is over. I've been confused by the posts on this site, as all the medical professionals I have seen confirm that you cannot be reinfected with the virus once...
    jotheriault jotheriault
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2015

    You Have Convinced Me. I Will Tell A Little Of My Story, For Those Who Care To Listen.

    In the mid 90's I moved from North Queensland (tropics), where 'Mossy' mosquito bites were so prolific we actually were desensitized from them, to northern New South Wales (frost in winter). Ironically it was there and not the north, that I succumbed to this tiny FRESHWATER...
    krustini krustini
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 20, 2010

    I tested positive to Ross river fever

    which is a mosquito born illness. I get retested in a week as i need 3 weeks between tests to confirm as it might be a false positive. I read RRV can last up to a year but it's been 3 since I had a really bad turn. I'm ok as of late and I'm glad it's not life threatening but...
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    Feb 10, 2015
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