DENGUE – A Deadly disease

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DENGUE ??

Dengue is a viral disease caused by bite of female infected mosquito called as Aedes Mosquito . These mosquito also act as a carrier for the virus of dengue fever , also known as Dengue Virus ( DENV ) . Dengue fever starts after 3-5  days of mosquito bite

SYMPTOMS

High Fever

Rapid decrease in Platelet Count

Feeling Fetigue

Vomiting

Headache

Body pain

Muscle pain

Joint pain

Nausea

Red Patches on Skin

CAUSES

It is caused by Dengue virus

Spread by Aedes mosquito which lives and grow in sewage water

INVESTIGATION

-CBC

-Dengue profile

-LFT

-RFT

– USG ABDOMEN AND PELVIS (if required)

TREATMENT

ALLTERNATIVE MEDICINES

*There are no particular medicine for dengue treatment

-Antibiotics like Ceftriaxone , Cefixime etc

-Paracetamol for fever treatment

-Acetaminophen for muscle pain relaxant

-Ibuprofen , Asprin for pain relief

-Proper Hydration (plenty of liquid)

-if platelets goes dawn then platelets therapy

-steroids (if Doctor advice)

-Proper rest

-Soft diet

If other symptoms then symptomatic treatment as advice by Doctor .

 

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