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Yellow fever is a serious, potentially deadly flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes. Characterized by a high fever and jaundice, it is most prevalent in certain parts of Africa and South America. The disease is not curable, but is preventable with the yellow fever vaccine. Symptoms typically improve within five days. In some people within a day of improving, the fever comes back, abdominal pain occurs, and liver damage begins causing yellow skin. If this occurs, the risk of bleeding and kidney problems is also increased
HOW IS YELLOW FEVER DIAGNOSED?
It is quite easy to diagnose Yellow fever because of the skin color and diagnosis is also done through a urine or blood tests though liver scans are also suggested.
HOW IS YELLOW FEVER TREATED?
The treatment procedure for includes medicines like Ribavirin and other antiviral drugs that help in fighting the liver damage. One can also be given paracetamol as a form of fever and pain relief. Rehydration therapies are also given alongside for faster healing.
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However, it should be remembered that medicines like Acetylsalicylic acid, which is aspirin should be strictly avoided due to its adverse effects.