How do I know I have Dengue or Chikungunya?

For the past two days I have been feeling the worse joint pain ever... I mean everything hurts... last night a friend warned me it could be Chikungunya... He describes the symptoms to me, I had the headaches, fever, pain in my bones, I am going to the doctor in the morning...

Feeling Sick
Feeling Sick

UPDATE: Morning time...

Every joint in my body hurts like hell... I can barely stand up... On the other hand I can't stand up... I feel like a 90 year old man...

I have a fever, I just wanna stay in bed... Waiting for someone to bring me to the doctor...

UPDATE: Doctor's office...

I arrived at the doctor and I cannot keep my eyes open... First time my life I feel 3 seconds away from asking the woman at the front desk if there is bed here where I can rest while I wait my turn...

One hour later... My turn...

By that time I have a terrible headache and a high fever... Doctor check me out, blood pressure OK... Doctor orders the nurse to five be a shot for something... Then he says: "Lay down here for 10 minutes, your fever will go away"

Long story short...

About twenty four hours later, I took lab test that concluded that it wasn't Dengue or Chikungunya... So what the hell was that thing that made my joints just so bad?

Whatever it was, I don't ever wanna have it again... It turns an old man into a crippled baby...

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