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What can you tell me about the dengue virus?

What can you tell me about the dengue virus?

Dengue Fever: Dengue Fever (AKA Break bone fever) is a viral disease found in the Tropics. It is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. 80% of those who are infected are asymptomatic. It can be associated with high fevers & hemorrhage. In some it may progress to life-threatening illness. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Does dengue virus cause illness only in immune compromised person?

Does dengue virus cause illness only in immune compromised person?

No anyone is at risk: While severe disease is more common in babies, young children, those with chronic disease like diabetes and asthma, more serious complications, such as dengue hemorrhagic fever can happen randomly. There are 4 serotypes of dengue and if you have been previously infected with one, your risk of serious illness or death increases with infection with each new serotype. Don't get infected a first time! ...Read more

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Hi, what are the antiviral drug for dengue virus spesifically the rna-dependant RNA polymerase as the potential target? Thanks

Hi, what are the antiviral drug for dengue virus spesifically the rna-dependant RNA polymerase as the potential target? Thanks

None yet: Dengue fever and its severe form, dengue hemorrhagic fever, have no cure nor vaccine. One path of research is to find a way to use nucleoside analogs to block the viral rna-dependent RNA polymerase (coded by ns5), which copies the viral genetic material. So far, no drug has been approved yet. Not sure if anyone has found and submitted such a drug to the fda (food and drug administration). ...Read more

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What does it mean if a patient has IgM positive for dengue virus?

What does it mean if a patient has IgM positive for dengue virus?

Dengue virus: In the appropriate clinical scenario, a positive igm antibody test for the dengue virus indicates current or very recent infection. ...Read more

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I attacked by dengue virus one month back now I have a muscle pains and leg pains.These pains are common or not?I can't stand one minute also.

I attacked  by dengue virus one month back now I have a muscle pains and  leg pains.These pains are common or not?I can't stand  one minute also.

Common: Dengue can produce pains in muscle and joints that lasts for months and resolution can be extremely slow and prolonged. Some of this may be relieved by anti-inflammatory medications. See your doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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My igg and igm for dengue is positive. My blood platelet has dropped from 299000-279000-269000 over the pass the 3 days but my leukocyte has fell and increased from 4540-4040-4150 in the pass 3 days. My body temeperature is constant for 2 days at 36.5. Wh

My igg and igm for dengue is positive. My blood platelet has dropped from 299000-279000-269000 over the pass the 3 days but my leukocyte has fell and increased from 4540-4040-4150 in the pass 3 days. My body temeperature is constant for 2 days at 36.5. Wh

Mold dengue: From data that u have presented u have had mild dengue. Ur platelets remain within normal limits. The white counts have also not reduced significantly. Temperature is also normal. This wld be considered mild dengue. The fact that IgG is also positive may suggest a recent past infection. Ur questions did not appear so I am not sure of what more to write. Resubmit ur questions if u r still worried. ...Read more

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Blood platelets dropped from 299000 to 279000 and leukocytes from 4540 to 4040. Igg and igm for dengue is positive. Fever is 36.5 today. What to do?tq

Blood platelets dropped from 299000 to 279000 and leukocytes from 4540 to 4040. Igg and igm for dengue is positive. Fever is 36.5 today. What to do?tq

Dengue: From your test results, you have dengue infection. Good news is that your numbers are still very good. You don't have fever and the slight decrease in your platelets and leukocytes are not of concern at this time. Continue to monitor your numbers and keep in touch with your doctor if you notice any new complain. ...Read more

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I have ns1 negative, IgG positive ans IgM positive, is it confirms dangue, sir?

I have ns1 negative, IgG positive ans IgM positive, is it confirms dangue, sir?

Dengue: Without knowing the antibody titers to which you are referring and whether you have symptoms it is difficult to comment. On the other hand if you have antibodies (both IgG and IgM) to Dengue virus it is probable that you have recent dengue infection. ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Break Bone Fever (Definition)

Break bone fever is also known as Dengue fever. Breakbone fever, also known as Dengue fever, is a disease caused by the dengue virus, which is spread by mosquito. The virus can cause ...Read more


Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more