Dengue fever is caused by a virus that is transmitted by mosquito bites. XO Patients will develop dengue hemorrhagic fever.
Symptoms of Dengue Fever
About 5-7 days after the bite of the Aedes mosquito, the patient will start to have a higher fever. Some people have body aches, pain in the eye socket, headache. After 2-3 days of fever, they will begin to bleed at various places such as scurvy. nosebleed Bleeding in small spots along the body, some people facing black. due to the onset of bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract But the point where dengue fever is not like the flu is that dengue fever does not have a cough and runny nose.
Severity of Dengue Fever
Dengue fever can go away on its own. However, there are a small number of patients with symptoms that go into a severe stage, ie 4-5 days after a fever. Less urine, less cheerful, bleeding from the body. This is a dangerous phase that should see a doctor urgently.
How to prevent dengue fever
There is currently a dengue vaccine. But the performance is not very good and can only be given to some people. Therefore, the best prevention is to destroy the mosquito breeding ground itself.