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What are the symptoms of dengue? What is the medicine for dengue fever?

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There's a wide array of symptoms and signs in Dengue. Headache (mostly frontal), Eyeball pain, Multiple Joint pain, Fever, Bleeding etc. Low platelet count is Indicative, Serology is diagnostic. Both are blood investigations. There's no specefic medicine for Dengue. Management aims at controlling fever, preventing bleeding > increasing platelets and stopping any antiplatelet drugs which the patient might already be consuming like Aspirin. Electrolyte and fluids replenishment play a pivotal role in recovery, Papaya leaf extracts are just supportive though not very affirmative on record yet.
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