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If you have headache and high fever, then definitely get dengue test done, know its symptoms, prevention and treatment

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First of all contact your doctor as soon as you see the symptoms of dengue. Drink plenty of water, coconut water, pulses, juices etc.

Dengue Symptoms Treatment Prevention: In many states of the country including Delhi NCR, the outbreak of dengue has increased rapidly these days. It is a mosquito-borne viral infection with basic symptoms like high fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, skin rashes etc. This disease, popularly known as bone break fever, is caused by the bite of the Aedes mosquito. Although the virus does not survive for more than 10 days, but when dengue infection takes a serious form, it can lead to death. In such a situation, it is important that we take measures to prevent dengue in advance and understand its symptoms. According to the CDC, dengue infects with four types of related viruses and this is the reason that a person can catch dengue up to four times. So let’s know its symptoms, treatment and ways to avoid it.

These are the symptoms of dengue, its symptoms start appearing within four to seven days after being infected with dengue. These symptoms include high fever, severe headache, severe pain in muscles, bones and joints, vomiting and nausea, pain in the eyes, rash on the skin, swollen glands, etc. If the blood test is not done at the right time, then the blood vessels can get damaged and the blood platelet count starts decreasing. Apart from this, abdominal pain, persistent vomiting, bleeding gums or nose, skin rash, difficulty in breathing, tiredness, irritability or restlessness are experienced.

What to do if you have dengue – First of all contact your doctor as soon as you see the symptoms of dengue and get the test done. On the basis of the test, the doctor will be able to give you some advice. -Let us tell you that till now its medicine is not available but paracetamol medicines can be taken to control fever, pain etc. – It is very important to keep the body hydrated. . In such a situation, drink plenty of water, coconut water, pulses, juices etc. – In case of severe symptoms, it is necessary to hospitalize the patients and if needed, they are given intravenous fluid or electrolyte supplement. – In some cases Blood pressure is also treated through monitoring and blood transfusions. -Never self-administer drugs like aspirin. This can increase the risk of bleeding.

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Prevent dengue in this way- Use mosquito net at night Wear well-covered clothes. – Do not allow water to collect in the house or around the house. – Keep rain water spilled in coolers, pots, buckets etc. – Keep water covered in kitchen and bathroom.

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Tags: Dengue, Health, Lifestyle

FIRST PUBLISHED : August 25, 2022, 20:43 IST

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