Dengue: What precautions should be taken when dengue comes? When to go to hospital?

Dengue fever is booming due to change in weather conditions. Many people are being treated for dengue fever across the country. It is a viral fever transmitted by the bite of the Aedes mosquito. WHO statistics show that nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of dengue. Causes 100-400 million infections annually. Dengue cases and associated deaths continue to rise.

Dengue Symptoms

⦿ High fever

⦿ Headache

⦿ Sore eyes

⦿ Nausea

⦿ Joint pains

⦿ Fatigue

These last for about five days. If the symptoms are not treated, problems may arise. At the end of this period, BP falls and goes to critical condition. Fluid accumulates in the lungs and abdomen. A rash develops. Bleeding also occurs in some patients. If these symptoms appear, the patient should be admitted to the hospital urgently. Otherwise it can be fatal. If you take proper precautions and follow the instructions given by the doctors, you will not need to be admitted to the hospital when you get dengue fever. If these conditions arise, they must be under the supervision of a doctor.

When to be admitted to the hospital?

⦿ If the patient is suffering from severe abdominal pain

⦿ Persistent vomiting, high fever

⦿ When the patient bleeds and looks pale

⦿ When the patient’s limbs become cold and feel cold

⦿ When the platelets in the blood drop more than 40 thousand

What kind of food should be taken?

Dengue drains all the energy in a person. The body looks tired and lethargic. Good food should be given to recover again. Light food like pulses should be given. Take nutritious food like banana, dal, idli, pomegranate, apple, nuts. Adequate rest should be given to the body. Stay away from mobile and TV. At least eight hours of sleep is required. The more you rest, the faster you will recover. Taking papaya leaf juice to reduce fever is not correct to follow home tips. Home remedies sometimes do more harm than good.

It is said that taking juices like papaya and giloy prevents platelet count from falling during dengue. But drinking the juice of this leaf can cause vomiting. May lead to underlying dehydration. Instead of these fresh fruits and vegetables should be taken. Instead of drinking papaya juice, you should take plenty of immune boosting vegetable soup and coconut water.

 Note: Information collected from various studies, researches and health journals has been provided here as usual for your understanding. This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. If you have any doubts regarding health, you should definitely consult a doctor. For the items mentioned in this article, “ABP Country”, ‘ABP Network’ Note that no liability is assumed.

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