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Now a days, there spreading dengue widely. I want to know that what are the preventive measures that can be taken to protect yourself from dengue?

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Use of mosquito net is best and keep clean around your house without depositing water more than 7 days.
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Hello, Thanks for your query on Lybrate "As" per your clinical history is concerned please follow these preventive measures - 1)Stay in air-conditioned or well-screened housing. It's particularly important to keep mosquitoes out at night. 2)Reschedule outdoor activities. Avoid being outdoors at dawn, dusk and early evening, when more mosquitoes are out. 3)Wear protective clothing. When you go into mosquito-infested areas, wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants, socks, and shoes. 4)Use mosquito repellent. Permethrin can be applied to your clothing, shoes, camping gear and bed netting. You can also buy clothing made with permethrin already in it. For your skin, use a repellent containing at least a 10 percent concentration of DEET. 5)Reduce mosquito habitat. The mosquitoes that carry the Dengue virus typically live in and around houses, breeding in standing water that can collect in such things as used automobile tires. Reduce the breeding habitat to lower mosquito populations. Hope that helps
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