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Dengue Virus Ig G Avidity
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
I have dengue fever 2weeks ago. May I know whether I'm a dengue virus carrier for the rest of my life?
No not for life.: No not for life. Typically while you are ill you will be a host. ...Read more
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
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
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
Hello doc .my husband is dengue igg positive and negative for igm and ns1 ...theory state that igg has a recent onset and will persist for life?
No: Au contraire, IgG indicates past exposure and usually indicates the presence of some protection against that organism. And yes it may last forever albeit may decline in level over time. IgM on the other hand indicated an active infection. Don't worry, be happy. If your husband is sleepy and does not happen to be one of Snow White's dwarves, it is not from Dengue. ...Read more
2nd day of fever dengue ns1 antigen positive. On eighth day IgM negative but IgG positive and no fever. Had arthritis 20 yrs back. Is this dengue?
Ns1 is quite: Specific. You likely did have dengue.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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