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Rash: Definition

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. Howeve ...Read more

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My rashes is out and my fever is gone dis is a sign of dengue?

My rashes is out and my fever is gone dis is a sign of dengue?

Dengue Fever: Presentation includes sudden, high fever, severe headaches, pain behind the eyes, severe joint and muscle pain, nausea & vomiting. A skin rash which appears three to four days after the onset of fever is characteristic. You may develop mild bleeding (such a nose bleed, bleeding gums, or easy bruising). ...Read more

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Checklist: Treating a Fever

Don't panic! Most fever is uncomfortable, but harmless.
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Take the appropriate dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen
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Try cool compresses -- they may be soothing
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See your doc if fever is greater than 102 for more than 2 days
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Are all of these stated symptoms or signs experienced by a dengue victim all at the same time (fever, rashes, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, etc)?

Are all of these stated symptoms or signs experienced by a dengue victim all at the same time (fever, rashes, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, etc)?

Dengue fever: Yes. The most common symptoms are fever, joint pains and muscle aches. Although dengue is usually self-limited, early correct diagnosis is crucial because some patients will progress to dengue hemorrhagic fever (dhf) or dengue shock syndrome, which can result in death. Survival is improved with prompt recognition and adequate treatment. ...Read more

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Rashes from dengue fever is itching, what can I do?

Rashes from dengue fever is itching, what can I do?

Please speak with: Your physician about use of antihistamines to help reduce itching. Take care. ...Read more

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Checklist: Treating a Fever

Take an anti-pyretic like Tylenol or Paracetamol regularly
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Use a cold compress
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Treat the source of infection
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Is dengue rashes itchy?

Is dengue rashes itchy?

Itchiness is: Inconsistent with dengue fever. In some cases it may itch. ...Read more

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Checklist: Treating a Fever

Infants & children with fever must see a Doctor immediately.
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Avoid Aspirin-containing products in children & adolescents
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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, ...Read more

 

Break Bone Fever: Definition

Break bone fever is also known as Dengue fever. Breakbone fever, also known as Dengue fever, is a disease ...Read more

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