DENGUE FEVER Definition. How it happened. How to prevent. How to cure. Symptom. Closing.
DEFINITION • An acute infectious disease caused by a flavivirus. • It caused by four closely related virus and transmitted by the bite of the Aedes mosquito. • The mosquito also called AedesAegypti. • It also known as breakbone fever bone-crusher disease. • The disease occurs in both epidemic and sporadic form in warm climates.
DENGUE FEVER How it happen..
HOW TO PREVENT • Patients are kept under mosquito netting. • People are urged to empty stagnant water from old tires, trash cans, and flower pots. • Wear long pants and long sleeves. • Use mosquito repellant sprays. • Avoiding standing or staying indoors for two hours after sunrise and before sunset.
HOW TO TREAT • Papaya juice is a natural cure for dengue fever. • Take acetaminophen to help with the muscle and joint pain. • Stay away from mosquitoes when infected with dengue fever. • Seek immediate medical attention if dengue fever progresses into dengue hemorrhagic fever. • Seek out intravenous fluids or a blood transfusion if needed from dengue hemorrhagic fever.
SYMPTOMS • Headache. • Muscular (Myalgia) or bone pain. • Nausea and vomiting. • Increased sensation to touch. • Change in taste sensation. • Rash - red and white patchy rashes. • Painful aching in the legs and joints
REFERENCE • Medicine. Net. (dengue fever) • Ecopedia.net. • Wikipedia • Diseases.net.