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How long does dengue fever last?
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Depends on type
Most often dengue acute sx last 7 to10 days.
Usually there is full recovery within a month. If you had dengue hemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndrome recovery can be longer depending on complications.

In brief: Depends on type
Most often dengue acute sx last 7 to10 days.
Usually there is full recovery within a month. If you had dengue hemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndrome recovery can be longer depending on complications.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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