Doc, I now have a fever but not too high, and pain in my wrists and ankles. I traveled from Jogja Tuesday two weeks ago, and this is the 14th day. what are the suggestions and medications that I can take?
Thank you for the question.
Fever, pain in the wrist and foot, most likely indicates you have an infection. There are many types of infectious microorganisms whose clinical symptoms are similar to yours, for example influenza, dengue, chikungunya, even COVID-19 which is currently endemic.
Not only infections, fever and pain in the wrists and feet can also arise due to other causes, such as fibromyalgia, malnutrition, rheumatoid arthritis, gout arthritis, psoriasis, fatigue, psychological disorders, and so on.
To improve, you can first do the following suggestions:
Take paracetamol medicine
Warm compresses on the wrist and leg that are painful, do not carelessly sorted
Drink at least 2-3 liters of water a day (especially water)
Eat a variety of healthy foods, rich in vitamin B complex, vitamin C, and other antioxidants
Discipline to exercise and live a healthy lifestyle
However, if the fever lasts more than 3 days, or if you feel you have been in contact with sufferers / suspects of COVID-19, then do not hesitate to check directly with your doctor or internist in order to be directed to the appropriate treatment advice yes ..
I hope this helps.