I Have Ross River Virus Infections

Ross River Virus Infections anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Ross River Virus Infections. You're not alone. 57 People

    sooo happy to have found this forum & find

    others who can relate...but am very sorry for everyone contracting RRV i feel ur pain, she sure is a nasty one, digs her claws in haha but :'( i know it's been sometime now since this post was started, but i wanted to share ok VENT :p my story........ i am in brissy QLD i am...
    SissyJoh SissyJoh
    4 Responses Nov 29, 2014

    Well Here Goes

    January 2010 I was diagnosed with Epstein Barr virus, February my daughter contracted chicken pox, I ended up with Shingles. By March I had trigeminal nueralgia from the shingles, then an alergic reaction to the drug to overcome this debilitating pain saw me on large doses of...
    snowsstone snowsstone
    3 Responses Feb 26, 2011

    Massive Pain

    My pain started in my left foot....but because I am accident prone I thought it was from a fall I had the week before!! The pain then started in my right foot & right knee.....by the time I got to the doctors I could hardly walk...it made me cry just to put my shoes on & drive...
    Sorefeet Sorefeet
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2012

    The Struggles Of RRV

    First off let me start by letting people know of my history. When I was at 54yrs old I started having joint problems in knees and elbows but mostly in the knees. This deteriorated over the next 6- 12 months, I then started to take glucosomine and condrotin tablets...
    Elmos Elmos
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    firstly i have started a facebook page called

    Ross River Fever Support Group. Go on and check it out as i aim to keep it up to date with current information and different peoples experiences and what they do to help with their symptoms etc. I contracted Ross River Fever when i was in the Hawkesbury Region attending a...
    brothecat brothecat
    36-40, F
    Jan 17, 2014

    Hi, I am very thankful to stumble across this

    page as there is very little literature on this horrid virus anywhere.I was diagnosed two weeks ago but believe symptoms began in mid-December. I love to exercise and really just thought I must have pushed myself too hard and not cooled down properly as when I woke the day after...
    Megglesat11 Megglesat11
    1 Response Jan 15, 2015

    Ross River (can You Relate To This??)

    Hopefully someone can relate to this.Where to Begin,At the start of this year (2011) after a blood test i was diognosed with ross river fever + glandular fever after a blood test. It is now June 5 months on......I'm sleeping a minimium 10 hrs and at most 14. If i don't get 10hrs...
    marcus1987 marcus1987
    Jun 12, 2011

    Tips For Ross River

    Hi I was diagnosed with Ross River about 5 months ago now, for the first month the docs all thought it was RSI, due to my job. I decided to do as much research as possible as the docs didnt give me much detail. I decided to work part time, and not give up. The internet had the...
    sarahparsons sarahparsons
    Aug 28, 2011

    My Friend Of Misery

    Got infected I think Christmas 2004, at Nambucca, near a dirty creek, huge mozzies Jan 2005, after a day of field work, ankles and every bone in my foot was aching. Went home thinking I was coming down with the flu. This never happened. Went to work the next day with malaise...
    Misery71 Misery71
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2013

    Just Diagnosed

    3 months ago I awoke to a pain in my arm like someone had punched me. For the next six weeks I had deep muscle massage to relieve pain in my shoulder and hip. Two weeks ago I awoke to my wrists feeling like I had run into a brick wall hands first. That's where it went down hill...
    Reiluvrockandroll Reiluvrockandroll
    56-60, F
    May 13, 2013

    Mms For Viral Carditis

    I caught Flu while in Singapore 2 years ago which then managed to become a viral infection giving the symptoms of a heart attack.  Despite several hospital visits doctors found no sign of heart disease and eventually, despite having occasional BP readings of 240/130...
    dgs183 dgs183
    61-65, M
    1 Response Oct 9, 2010

    Curse Of Ross River

    jaime feb 2013 i first went to the doctor of complaints that i was really tired and my fingers knees and feet were so sore and when i woke up and got out of bed felt like my bones were splintering i could hardly walk i felt very emotional she asked me was i doing any drugs and...
    thompson29 thompson29
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 21, 2013

    Sick 'n Tired of Being Sick 'n Tired.

    Arghh! I logged onto this web site, looking for someone to share my pain, and frustration with, only to discover that I will be this topics first member. Oh Well, I guess someones got to start it, so here goes. Hopefully someone will see this post and add to it. I need to "...
    RagingRoss RagingRoss
    73 Responses Oct 16, 2008

    Ross River Virus - Tough Stuff

    I contracted ross river virus in Sept 2009 whilst at work. I was lucky enough to also contract pneumonia at the same time. After a number of courses of antibiotics my doctor finally recommended blood tests. Up until this date I was a fit healthy guy hardly ever missing a day...
    Zappzedd Zappzedd
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

    We Are Reserching Mms Miracle Mineral Supplement

    We recommend this product to others. We have reserched MMS by Jim Humble and have spoken to people who have used this product. All we can say is you need to look into this seriously. We have purcahsed this product and we are about to start using it. It can be purchsed in...
    Elmos Elmos
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Mar 7, 2010

    in am so gratefull for all your many

    experiences.reading them has given me some insight as to what I have been experiencing over the last 4 months,a little on my experience with it.around end of 2013 I was experiencing extreme shortness of breath,pain in my limbs,fever.but since no have had pneumonia and pluerisy...
    gremps247 gremps247
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 10, 2015

    Update On Mms Product

    Well hi there everyone, Since I wrote my last story I have completed one bottle of the MMS product. I must tell you guys it is a harrowing ordeal taking the product with some side effects such as diahorra and nausea. But don't despair continue to take it anyway because I have...
    Elmos Elmos
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2010

    Rrv Sufferer

    Just wanted to know if there were any other Mount cotton, QLD RRV virus sufferers out there. Thanks Kat
    KittayKatKat KittayKatKat
    1 Response Nov 12, 2012

    Hi all just wanting to see

    if others have the same symptoms as me as I feel like im going insane and it isn't mentioned much.. I get a really off balance feeling and my eyes struggle to focus which leads to bad head aches and a sever light intolerance mosts days. The day light gets to me and I cant go to...
    kyle105 kyle105
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 28, 2015

    Ross River Virus: Stay Positive

    Some background on my story, As a  28 year old male, I  was diagnosed from a blood test 2 months ago with a Low positive reading to the Ross River Virus.. in saying that, I have been searching for answers to symptoms I have been suffering, approaching what will be almost 9...
    Shortymezz Shortymezz
    6 Responses Apr 14, 2012

    Ross River Virus

    I got mine down in the mangroves head Morton bay I had a very bad case Had to crawl to the shower for 6 months, sons had to put sock s on and I could not touch my knees Lasted almost that way for 3 years I could not work, slept all day I think it may have affected the heart...
    stuarth44 stuarth44
    1 Response Mar 11, 2013

    Overwhelmed And Feeling Sorry For Myself............

    Hi,  Not sure whether I want to scream out loud or whether I want to sit in a corner and have a good cry.  Feeling sorry for myself?  Well, right now I do and I do not know where to turn for support.  After not being well at all for a few weeks and...
    Ajani895 Ajani895
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2010

    American With Rr Virus

     I contracted Ross River while visiting Margaret River last March. It took three trips to the hospital there before a doctor figured it out. The good news was that I wasnt dying, although it took Morphine to quiet the pain. The bad news, as you all probably know was that...
    articarp articarp
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Oct 19, 2009
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