What are the symptoms of monkeypox?

Symptoms of Monkeypox can include: fever, headache, muscle aches and backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills, exhaustion, respiratory symptoms (e.g. sore throat, nasal congestion, or cough) and a pimple-like rash that may be located on or near the genitals or anus but could also be on other areas like the hands, feet, chest, face, or mouth. The rash will go through several stages, including scabs, before healing. Sometimes, people get a rash first, followed by other symptoms. Others only experience a rash.

Monkeypox symptoms usually start within 3 weeks of exposure to the virus. If someone has flu-like symptoms, they will usually develop a rash 1-4 days later.

 

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3. Who is at risk for monkeypox?
4. What are the symptoms of monkeypox?
5. How is monkeypox spread?
6. Should I get vaccinated?
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8. What are the treatments for monkey pox?
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