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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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Whare is the cure for dengue fever?

Whare is the cure for dengue fever?

No specific "cure": Many people who are infected wi Dengue have mild sx's or no sx's. Treatment for Dengue Fever is largely supportive. Oral hydration can be used for milder cases.Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be used. Aspirin & other NSAID's should be avoided. With more severe cases, fluids, electrolytes & blood pressure should be monitored. Hydration is maintained with intravenous fluids. Blood transfusion in an ICU setting may ...Read more

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What are the interventions or cure for dengue fever?

What are the interventions or cure for dengue fever?

No "cure": There is no specific treatment developed to treat dengue fever. Maintaining fluid volume is key. ...Read more

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What are the enzymes in Tawa-Tawa plants that can cure dengue fever?

What are the enzymes in Tawa-Tawa plants that can cure dengue fever?

Tawa - Tawa: Treatment of Dengue Fever with Tawa- Tawa plant is quite controversial. It has been used in Philippines where it is touted as increasing platelet counts. Dengue Fever has potential to significantly lower platelet counts. I don't know what enzymes are involved. ...Read more

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I had dengue fever last month and got it cured. But i'm having my period for the last 1 month ever since the dengue fever. Is this normal?

I had dengue fever last month and got it cured. But i'm having my period for the last 1 month ever since the dengue fever.
Is this normal?

Can happen: Dengue fever can cause abnormalities in bleeding. Once the dengue fever is treated, any abnormal bleeding should go away by 3-4 months. If the bleeding is heavy or continues past 4 months, seek care. ...Read more

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Does dengue fever causes harmonical imbalance results in anxiety, fear, mood swings? If yes how long it will be lost n how it can be cured?

Does dengue fever causes harmonical imbalance results in anxiety, fear, mood swings? If yes how long it will be lost n how it can be cured?

Imbalance: Dengue fever can lead to drowsiness, fatigue, irritability & restlessness. Although acute symptoms of uncomplicated dengue fever usually only lasts a few days, in more complex cases it may take a number of weeks for symptoms to resolve completely. ...Read more

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Do I have dengue fever?

Do I have  dengue fever?

Been to an endemic: area? 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 > ...Read more

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How to avoid dengue fever ?

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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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more