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How long does dengue fever last

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine 35 years experience
2-7 days: Dengue fever is increasing and is a common cause for fever in travelers returning from the tropics or subtropics. Symptoms develop 3-14 days after mo... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Depends on type: Most often dengue acute sx last 7 to10 days. Usually there is full recovery within a month. If you had dengue hemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndro... Read More
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
A week: Dengue fever typically lasts from 5-7 days if there are no complications. Treatment is generally supportive.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Per CDC-: Per: http://www.cdc.gov/dengue/faqfacts/index.html : “Dengue hemorrhagic fever is characterized by a fever that lasts from 2 to 7 days.”
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Itching?: Itching can happen with or without dengue, so itching does not confirm nor deny dengue. Dengue testing is of 2 types: antibody testing or PCR testing... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Dengue Fever: Bleeding for a full month is not normal. Please notify your physician so that this can be assessed.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
Family Medicine 37 years experience
It depends: As you know, dengue has three distinct phases - febrile, critical and recovery phases. It would be important to know where you are in the progressio... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Dengue Fever: Symptoms such as headache, fever, exhaustion, severe joint and muscle pain, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy), and rash. The presence (the "dengue tria... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine 35 years experience
Typically 7 days: Typically the initial episode of dengue lasts 7 days. Acetaminophen can help. If you have symptoms beyond 7 days you should contact your doctor ag... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephanie Kokseng
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Are you dehydrated?: If you are dehydrated from your condition that may be the cause of your dizziness. You can try to gauge how hydrated you are with the color of your ur... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Late cycle: You may not have ovulated this month. However, I would recheck a pregnancy test in a few days to be safe as some tests pick up at a level of 15 and o... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Symptoms: What are your symptoms and did you have the right exposure? If concerned see your doctor.

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