Dengue Fever – Symptoms, treatment and prevention

Dengue fever is most feared disease in today’s time specially during monsoon where the probability of Dengue increases. The Treatment of dengue fever and its prevention is discussed below.

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne infection that can lead to a severe flu-like illness. It is caused by four different viruses and spread by Aedes mosquitoes. Dengue Symptoms includes high fever, head aches, fatigue, weakness, muscle pain and rashes. Treatment of dengue fever takes 3 to 4 days.

Symptoms range from mild to severe fever. weakness, muscle pain, unbearable headache and vomiting sensation. If fever doesn’t come down in 2 days go for a blood test and do not delay to admit in hospital


The world health organization estimates that millions of people are infected with dengue each year.

The virus causing dengue fever is known as the dengue virus. It is a mosquito borne single positive-stranded RNAS virus belonging to the family of Flaviviridae. These mosquitoes are normally active during morning hours.

Preventing dehydration:

A high fever and vomiting can dehydrate the body. The person should take lot of fluids . Re-hydration salts can also help replace fluids and minerals.

Home Based Remedies

Papaya leaf juice is recommended which helps to bring the platelets back to normal, lot of fluids to be taken during and after treatment.

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Kiwis are also considered to be good option specially during dengue fever.

Your immune system plays very important role in prevention as well as healing process of Dengue.

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Giloy leaves are also recommended and has been proven to treat Dengue. however hospitalization should never be avoided. Papaya leaf juice or Giloy to be taken along with Doctors treatment for quick results.

Giloy improves your immune system thus helps in quick healing and recovery from dengue.

Giloy’s benefits and uses have even been approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration)”, Giloy can be consumed in the form of juice, powder or capsules”.

Giloy Juice

Treatment for Dengue Fever

Do not delay visiting a hospital once you have a confirmed report of Dengue fever, Keep yourself hydrated and Doctors will take care of rest to maintain your platelets count.

The FDA approved a vaccine called Dengvaxia to help prevent the disease from reoccurring in people aged 9 to 16 who have already been infected by dengue. however currently there are no vaccines to prevent the general population from contracting it.