What else to know about Dengue Fever

Another big issue that we face in our lives is a mosquito bite. Dengue is a viral disease born from a mosquito. It is generally experienced in tropical and sub-tropical regions of Africa, Asia and South America.

So, there are chances that if you are bitten by an infected mosquito, you will get dengue. Normally, people get okay within a week’s period. But, if it is not treated properly, it might get worse and can also turn fatal in severe cases.

The mild symptoms to judge dengue are:

Fever,
Headache,
Muscle pain, joint pain, and eye pain with swollen glands,
Nausea, vomiting, weakness and fatigue,
Rashes and skin inflammation.

If Dengue is not diagnosed, the symptoms might get worse. They can lead to:

Restlessness, confusion, dizziness and weakness,
Bleeding gums, nose, and stool,
Continuous vomiting and irritation in the body,
Very cold and sensitive skin.

Doctors find dengue by a blood test. They prescribe medicines for high fever like paracetamol and other medication according to the severity of your condition.

You can prevent dengue by taking care of yourself and family members in various ways like:

Regular use of full sleeves clothes or mosquito repellent creams whenever going outside,
Never let water accumulate in any part of the house,
Use mosquito net. Avoid using mosquito repellant chemicals. The smoke they emit might have adverse effect,
Cover your bedroom by nets and window screen,
Keep your surrounding clean.

Having a good diet is also necessary. Try to eat as much fresh food as possible and do visit your doctor for consultation.

What else to know about Dengue Fever
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