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Why does bradycardia present in dengue?

Why does bradycardia present in dengue?

Uncertain.: Whether it's a direct action of the virus, an immune response, cytokine action or the result of another circulating substance is uncertain. However, the association is well-documented. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Dengue Fever (Definition)

Definition of the word may have come from swahili "ka-dinga pepo", meaning cramp-like seizure caused by an evil spirit. Dengue or breakbone fever is a viral, flu like illness spread by a day biting mosquito. Many have no symptoms but, if stricken, those ill have high fever, headache, shaking chills, & rash. Repeat illness dangerous. 50% of world population at risk as ...Read more


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How to cure dengue?

How to cure dengue?

Dengue treatment : There is no cure for dengue- only what we call supportive treatment. That means, if necessary, the patient can be placed in the hospital and given IV fluids, pain medications and continuous monitoring until they get better. Good to avoid mosquito bites - esp now that it's rainy season there. ...Read more

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I am 39.It possible to have a dengue?

I am 39.It possible to have a dengue?

Yes: Dengue is an infection spread by mosquitoes. Age doesn't matter. Anyone who is exposed can get it. If you are in area with dengue, make sure to wear insect repellent with deet, use mosquito nets around your bed at night, preferably wear long sleeves and pants (can be light weight and light colored), and check your skin daily for bites and for any symptoms of illness. ...Read more

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Hello i wonder what are the symptoms of dengue.

Hello i wonder what are the symptoms of dengue.

Dengue sx's: many people who are infected wi Dengue have mild sx's or no sx's. However more significant cases may have sxs such as headache, severe bone/joint pain (hence term Breakbone Fever), high fevers (up to 106 F), pain behind eyes, muscle pain, rash, nausea, vomiting & bleeding from gums. Some people go on to have more severe symptoms wi severe abdominal pain, bleeding under skin & from mouth & nose. > ...Read more

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How to cure dengue ns1?

How to cure dengue ns1?

Cannot: Ns 1 is a protein not made in the virus but accumulates on the surface of infected cells and is one of the factors which plays a major role in the leakage syndrome and hemorrhagic nephritis syndrome which may occur in severe dengue infection. This must be managed symptomatically. You cannot cure dengue. Vaccine hopefully in future. ...Read more

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What's the pathogenesis of dengue?

What's the pathogenesis of dengue?

Viral infection: Dengue is a mosquito borne virus infection. For more information consult this site. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dengue-fever/. ...Read more

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Precaution to be taken against dengue?

Dengue precautions: Dengue is transmitted through mosquito bite. Wear long sleeves, use mosquito repellents, and sleep under mosquito nets. If you are living in a dengue region and not just visiting, make sure there is no standing water where mosquitos can breed and cover water storage containers. ...Read more

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What could be the precautions for dengue?

What could be the precautions for dengue?

Dengue Fever: You can avoid travel to areas where Dengue is endemic. Protect against mosquitoes wi permethrin applied to long pants, long sleeved shirts, shoes / socks & 10% DEET for skin. When in endemic areas avoid being out at dusk or dawn. Ensure that building has good screens on window & use bed netting. Remove sources of standing water near the house. As of this writing 6 vaccines are in development > ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the nursing interventions for dengue?

I was wondering what are the nursing interventions for dengue?

Dengue Fever: I'm not a nurse, but the most important interventions are to maintain the patient's fluid status, watch for signs of bleeding, and keep the patient and family calm. For more detail: http://tinyurl.Com/889qxbg. ...Read more

Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
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Slow Heart Rate (Definition)

Slow heart rate is a symptom in which a person's heart rate (the number of heart contractions per minute) is less than normal for the average person of the same size, doing the same activities. For adults, slow heart rate usually means a rate below 50-60 beats per ...Read more