Dengue fever is one of the first symptoms that is associated with dengue, which is debilitating mosquito-borne disease. If a mosquito carrying the same bites you then you are prone to getting very high fever, which is usually above 102 degrees Fahrenheit. It is accompanied with acute pain, vomiting, etc.
HOW IS DENGUE FEVER DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis is done by a general physician who will conduct a physical examination based on the symptoms as well as lab tests that will basically examine the blood and urine samples. These tests will help in showing the extent of the spread of the virus.
HOW IS DENGUE FEVER TREATED?
Treatment for dengue fever can include acetaminophen along with paracetamol to bring down the body temperature. If your doctor suspects that you are at a risk of dengue fever, he would immediately hospitalise you to ensure that apt emergency care and fluids are provided. Being a fatal disease, this is a risk that doctors want to avoid.
DID YOU KNOW?
The symptoms of dengue are often mistake for a common flu