If you have been exposed to monkeypox, but you do not have a rash or lesions, please make an appointment for monkeypox exposure. Monkeypox exposure visits are virtual via Televisit.
During your visit, our medical provider will discuss your exposure risk and explain next steps.
Patients who are experiencing monkeypox symptoms and have a rash or lesions present should schedule a monkeypox testing appointment. Monkeypox testing can only be performed when a rash is present.
During your visit, our medical provider will evaluate your symptoms and test you for monkeypox infection.
Monkeypox is a viral disease which is related to the family of smallpox and cowpox. Each of these diseases causes a characteristic skin rash that can be accompanied by fever, head and muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, and exhaustion.
Monkeypox has been around for several years in parts of Africa. However, recently (May 2022) there has been a number of increased cases (an outbreak) in the United States. As a result, CDC and healthcare agencies are reporting and tracking these cases and it is being reported in the news.
Monkeypox virus spreads from one person to another
According to CDC, the following groups of people may be at higher risk
Usually 6 to 13 days but can range from 5 to 21 days.
If you are sick with monkeypox:
If you or your loved one show any of the symptoms, please visit us at Aayu Clinics. We offer diagnostic services for Monkeypox and can offer treatment for your symptoms or offer antiviral treatment if indicated.