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Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

Hasn’t the expectation of heavier rainfall enhanced the chances of increased number of Dengue cases? Undoubtedly, the number of cases of Dengue is likely to increase by 25%.

The number of Dengue cases doubled from 2014 to 2015 in India and the city most affected was Delhi possessing 1800 cases. It is expected that 2016 is going to be exceedingly bad as far as the number of cases of Dengue are concerned.

The bite of Aedes mosquito causes Dengue. Let’s read the symptoms and the methodology to be adopted after being bitten by the infected Aedes mosquito. Also, a timely diagnosis; is an imperative feature for being able to provide the proper cure. As the adage goes “Prevention is better than cure”, therefore, we should try to prevent Dengue.

Symptoms

  • high fever
  • headaches
  • Pain behind the eyes
  • joint and muscle pain
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash,
  • Mild bleeding (such a nose bleed, bleeding gums, or easy bruising)

Treatment

  • No Vaccine available
  • No specific medicine available
  • Use Pain Relievers
  • Avoid medicines with Aspirin
  • Take Rest
  • Drink a lot of fluids
  • See the doctor regularly

Prevention

  • Water should be removed from coolers and other containers
  • Aerosol should be used during day
  • You should not wear clothes exposing arms and legs
  • You should use mosquito nets or mosquito repellents
  • Get accurate and timely diagnosis

Improper treatment and unrecognizable Dengue can be fatal. Get timely blood test, Dengue Profile test, done for detection of antibodies against the Dengue virus.

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