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Swollen Feet And Hands From Dengue Fever
Can dengue fever last for more than a month? Also can it affect one's nail beds causing pain and discolouration? When pressed, the tips are yellow.
Dengue Fever: Symptoms such as headache, fever, exhaustion, severe joint and muscle pain, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy), and rash. The presence (the "dengue triad") of fever, rash, and headache (and other pains) is particularly characteristic of dengue fever. Petechiae, bleeding in the nose or gums, black stools, or easy bruising are all possible signs of hemorrhage.The typical bout with dengue lasts a week. Read more
2-7 days: Dengue fever is increasing and is a common cause for fever in travelers returning from the tropics or subtropics. Symptoms develop 3-14 days after mosquito bite. Other symptoms include headache, pain behind eyes, muscle aches, joint pain, rash, and nausea. About 1% progress on to the more worrisome dengue hemorrhagic fever (dhf). If you suspect df see your doctor and avoid use of ibuprofen. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dengue Presentation: Dengue presents clinically in less than 20% of cases. The challenge is if you do not show an active disease process and at some point in the future you are bit again, there is a high risk for developing dengue hemorrhagic fever which can be fatal. Lab test are available to determine your exposure to dengue Read more
Dengue Fever: Most cases in the continental states are related to world travel and immigration. According to the centers for disease control and prevention, U.S. Citizens are impacted in endemic areas including puerto rico, guam, samoa and us. Virgin islands. Read more
Yes, lots of pain: Dengue fever's nickname is 'break bone fever' because every part of your body hurts so much it feels as if your bones are broken. People with dengue have flu-like symptoms including fever, headaches, and muscle aches. Rarely it progresses to severe dengue. It is a viral infection spread by mosquitos which bite during the day and prefer to live in towns & cities. Wear 30% deet to prevent it. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please speak with: Your physician about use of antihistamines to help reduce itching. Take care. Read more
Nothing proven: Evidence-based medicine has no specific therapy for dengue beyond rehydration, pain management, and transfusions as required. Water and blood may be the most natural of all treatments. A complementary practitioner familiar with dealing generally with muscle pain and distress might be very helpful. Read more
Possibly: Did you have a rash involving your hands with the Dengue? Did you repeatedly wash your hands or use hand sanitizers? Those can be drying to the skin. Read more
I am not sure about the cause of hepatomegaly in dengue fever, I would like you describe more, please! Thank too much?
Hepatomegaly: Hepatic dysfunction is a well recognized feature of dengue infections, often demonstrated by hepatomegaly and mild-to-moderate increases in transaminase levels although jaundice and acute liver failure are generally uncommon. Debate continues as to whether dengue associated hepatic dysfunction indicates a direct viral effect, arises secondary to an aggressive host immune response to the virus, or reflects a complex interaction of these two mechanisms. Read more
Platelet transfusion: There is no known medication to counteract the Dengue virus, so the treatments are aimed at the symptoms and signs. Medications are not available to raise platelet count. Should the count fall low enough that bleeding is a risk, platelet transfusion is the only option to address the problem. Read more
There are no currently available vaccines against dengue. See
http://www. Cdc. Gov/dengue/prevention/index. Html
for more information. Read more
I am having dengue fever and my platelet count in 124k and WBC count is 2.5K. What measures and medicines should I take?
You should (MUST) talk to your doctor about this in order to be sure that your medicines are OK! .
Please discuss with your doctor! Read more
20 days back I suffered from dengue fever, now I can't walk I am getting cramps in leg muscles and short breathless. How long it ll take me to recover?
Avoidance measures: Keep covered up with clothing. Use mosquito repellant and sleep under netting. If possible avoid travel during times of high mosquito activity. Treat fever with tylenol (acetaminophen) and get lots of fluids otherwise there is no specific treatment. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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