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Antigen (Definition)

Antigens are chemicals which upon exposure to the surface or inside of the body, will cause a reaction term allergic. Many substances will do this and allergic response is the basis for immunological protection for ...Read more


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Dengue ns1 antigen is non reactive but dengue igm is positive and igg is negative. What does this mean?

Dengue ns1 antigen is non reactive but dengue igm is positive and igg is negative. What does this mean?

Plan: For professional answer these results need to be discussed with doctor, who knows your medical history and symptoms. Specific antibodies various on different stage of disease.

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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.

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I have been reported ns1 positive. Is this dengue?

I have been reported ns1 positive. Is this dengue?

Yes: The ns1 antigen test is a quite specific test for dengue and it is positive on day 1 before the antibody tests become positive. Hope that you have a mild case.

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I'm having high grade fever on and off since tuesday. On the 3rd day, I had the ns1 ag test and the result came back positive for dengue. Do I have em?

I'm having high grade fever on and off since tuesday. On the 3rd day, I had the ns1 ag test and the result came back positive for dengue. Do I have em?

A positive antigen: Test certainly suggests active disease. While dengue is certainly not universally fatal there can be significant morbidity. There is no cure only supportive treatment to aid with symptoms. If you are otherwise healthy then you should do well but with very uncomfortable symptoms. Contact your doctor for close follow up.

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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.

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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.

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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. >

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Does dengue affect on kidney?

Does dengue affect on kidney?

Only for more: Serious cases. See: “Acute kidney injury in dengue virus infection” @ http://ckj. Oxfordjournals. Org/content/5/5/390.full. Of the 532 Pakistani patients in this study, Acute Kidney Injury was found in 13.3%.

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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/.

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Could dengue spread in any season?

Could dengue spread in any season?

Dengue fever: In areas where dengue fever is endemic there is a low level of continued infection throughout the year, but the highest levels of infection occur during warmer months and higher rainfall when breeding conditions are best for the mosquito that transmits the dengue virus.

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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.

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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 >

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When white cell start building after dengue?

Usually,: Once the fever is gone, the white blood cell count begins to recover.

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Can you tell me how malaria and dengue spreads?

Can you tell me how malaria and dengue spreads?

Mosquitos: However, different mosquitos tend to carry the different diseases. The malaria mosquitos are rural and come out at dusk and dawn. Dengue mosquitos are more urban and active during the day. Always use anti mosquito measures when in endemic areas.

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My 4 year old son has got dengue, pls advice cure?

My 4 year old son has got dengue, pls advice cure?

Most recover: Treatment is for symptoms. Make sure he is well hydrated but not overly hydrated. Aim for urine output 4-5 times in 24 hours. Do not allow him to be active as there is a risk for bleeding. Rest and Acetaminophen for fever are indicated. If he is unable to drink, has bleeding or is lethargic he should go to the hospital. Most recover completely within a few days. The first 24 hours are worst

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How do you avoid dengue when traveling to endemic areas?

How do you avoid dengue when traveling to endemic areas?

DEET: There is no vaccine or preventive medication for dengue. Dengue is a viral illness transmitted by certain types of mosquitoes. To avoid getting dengue, you need to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. Use insect repellant with 30-40% deet, wear Permethrin treated clothing, sleep under bednets at night if your hotel/room is not climate controlled.

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Dengue Fever (Definition)

Also known as breakbone fever, it 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, ...Read more