What is Cancer
How to prevent, treat dengueWith the recent outbreak in dengue, people are growing increasingly cautious about the disease. One of the major reasons as to why people are not able to control dengue is because they aren't aware of the proper treatment or the symptoms of the disease. The dengue virus is like a viral disease which is caused by the Flaviviridae family.
The period of incubation, the period from which you get bitten till the period when you realize the symptoms is around 4 to 6 days. But it may vary till 14 days as well. The symptoms of dengue include:
There are various classifications of dengue. Grade 1 dengue consists of fever and other constitutional symptoms. Grade 2 dengue consists of the symptoms of grade 1 plus bleeding. Grade 3 consists of grade 2 symptoms along with circulatory failure and agitation. Finally Grade 4 consists of profound shock along with all the other symptoms of the previous grades.
You can prevent dengue by the following ways.
The treatment for dengue is very simple. Usually if you see the symptoms you need to get a dengue test done. If it turns out positive, you need to visit the doctor immediately. With proper treatment which includes medication and sometimes hospitalization, you will be able to overcome it. But the mortality rate is around 15 per cent so immediate medical attention is necessary.