It occurs due to dengue virus. Which is transmitted from bite of Ades Egypti mosquito (tiger mosquito). SYPMTOMS :
2) Generalized body ache, head ache
3) Cough and cold. DANGER SIGNS :
1) Swelling around eyes, limbs, abdomen
2) Excessive lethargy
3) Severe abdomen pain
4) Decreased urine output
5) Vomiting, loss of appetite
7) Bleeding manifestations
8) Altered sensorium, fits.
9) Loss of consciousness TREATMENT :
There is no specific treatment for this disease. Treatment is symptomatic and for complications. It is very important to maintain good hydration and adequate urine output. OUTCOME :
No need to panic if dengue fever is diagnosed. Not all patients will become very serious. If indentified early and treated with all supportive measures, outcome is good. Consult your doctor immediately. PREVENTION :
As this disease spreads by bite of mosquitos, it is very important to stop breeding of Aedes mosquito. This mosquito grows in clear water and hence remove all articles surrounding your houses which can accumulate water (tyres, coconut shells, plastic containers etc). Next is to avoid mosquito bites by using mosquito mesh, repellents, creams etc.