Dengue fever: How it is transmitted and what are the symptoms
In some countries of in recent days there have been some cases of Dengue fever that have aroused alarm among the inhabitants.
The Dengue fever, also known as just Dengue is a common disease in tropical and sub-tropical, came to us with massive trucks moving goods and people.
What is Dengue fever, how it is transmitted and what symptoms manifest
Dengue is a viral disease caused by four viruses – Den-1, Den-2, Den-3 and Den-4 -, is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito, therefore, not with the direct infection from person to person.
When viruses enter the bloodstream, there are 2 to 4 days, and if a mosquito bites in this period collects infected blood which can transmit to other people.
Dengue is manifested by high-temperature fever, severe eye irritation, nausea, vomiting, muscle and joint pain. The disease passes for itself within two weeks, but in case of complications is possible to have a hemorrhagic fever which is likely to worsen up to cause collapse. To date, no specific treatment for dengue, and the advice is to take medicines to lower the temperature and keep at rest.
As for prevention, the only possible is to avoid mosquito bites, easier said than done, and then, use mosquito repellent sprays and other products, wear mosquito nets at home and dresses with fabrics that keep them away, keep dry the saucers.
Those who stayed in countries like India and Asia, must pay particular attention to mosquito bites and seek immediate medical attention if they experience high fever and other symptoms of dengue fever which we have already spoken.
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