Dengue - Causes Symptoms Treatment

Dengue is a serious contagious disease, spread by mosquitoes of the species Aedes egypti. When a mosquito bites a  fever patient and then the same mosquito bites a healthy person, the virus enters the blood of a healthy person.

It also causes fever in a healthy person. A single bite from a mosquito can also cause dengue. He kills many people every year.

The disease is found mainly in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 500,000 people are hospitalized for dengue each year.

The world's tropical region has the highest number of patients and most of them suffer from fever in parts of the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, Mexico, Africa, Central and parts of Central America.

Dengue is caused by four viruses / Causes

DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3 and DENV-4.

As mentioned above, when a mosquito bites an already infected person, the virus enters the mosquito's body. And when a mosquito bites a healthy person, the virus spreads to that person's bloodstream.

Symptoms appear in a person only 3 to 14 days after being infected with the  virus. Symptoms usually appear after 4 or 7 days. If you have fever, the following are the 

Dengue fever symptoms 

Within an hour after the dengue virus spreads in the blood, the joint starts to ache and the person also has a fever of up to 104 degrees.

He starts with headaches, loss of appetite, chills and fever.

Rapid lowering of blood pressure.

Redness in the eyes and eye irritation.

Pink rash / scars on the face is a symptom of fever.

Vomiting occurs due to indigestion.

Dengue fever also causes pain in your hands, feet and joints.

In fever the rising body temperature decreases and sweating begins. At this time, the body temperature becomes normal and the patient begins to feel better, but it does not feel normal for more than a day.

Later in fever, the body temperature rises higher than before and a red rash appears all over the body.

He reduces the number of white blood cells.

Natural Remedies / Treatment  for Dengue 

Neem leaf juice

Drinking neem leaf juice increases the number of platelets and white blood cells. It also improves the immune system. Therefore, during the treatment of fever, take neem juice as per the doctor's advice.

Remove the mixture

Gulwel is an important herb for fever. It boosts immunity as well as reduces body infections. Boil the roots of Gulvel and prepare its extract and drink it. This effectively reduces the symptoms.

Basil leaves

Basil leaves are very beneficial in fever. It flushes out toxins from the body and boosts the immune system. Make a decoction by boiling 5 to 7 basil leaves in water and add a pinch of black pepper in it.

Coconut water

Drinking coconut water is very beneficial in the treatment of fever. Essential nutrients contained in elements like minerals and electrolytes strengthen the body.

Aloe vera juice

Mix 2-3 teaspoons of aloe vera juice in water daily. This can prevent many diseases. Aloe vera juice relieves fever.

Diet during dengue

Let's take a look at the diet and lifestyle.

In case of fever, drink as much water as possible.

Dengue causes high fever and stomach upset. In this case, a light and digestible diet should be followed.

Make lemonade and drink it. Lemon juice removes dirt from the body through urine and makes the body healthy.

Herbal tea reduces fever. Add ginger and cardamom.

In fever, the patient's mouth and throat become dry. Therefore, the person should consume fresh soup, juice and coconut water.

Dengue patients need a lot of protein. Therefore, the patient must be given milk and dairy products.

We hope you find this information about the symptoms of dengue fever. Be sure to visit the infographic for more information.

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