The symptoms of this fever are common but sometimes are mistaken as flu or malaria. These symptoms vary along with the severity of the fever.
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Symptoms appear after the 7 days of infection and retain till a week.
Symptoms are normal at the start but worsen with time. DHF is a dangerous condition and may cause death if ignored. Symptoms of DHF are the same as mild fever plus listed below.
This is the worst type of Dengue fever which results in the death of the patient. The symptoms, in this case, are following along with the symptoms as in mild Dengue fever.
The only cause of this fever is infected mosquitoes, Aedes Aegypti mosquito. When a mosquito bites an infected person, the virus gets into the body of the mosquito. Then this infected mosquito transmits this virus into the bloodstream of another normal person. Thus this cycle continues and the virus is transmitted from infected to normal person via mosquito.
Normally this fever is diagnosed by the symptoms of the fever but sometimes doctor gets confused as these symptoms are the same as other diseases like malaria and typhoid. In this situation, the doctor can perform a blood test to know the total count of the white blood cells and platelets. Low white blood cells count helps in the immediate diagnosis of this fever. Normally blood test is done daily or after every 2-3 days to see the current platelets count. Decreasing the trend of platelets is a strong sign that person is suffering from this fever.
No antivirus is been introduced yet to control Dengue fever. The only way to fight against Dengue fever is to take some steps to relieve the pain of the patient.
The patient is advised to take a lot of rest and intake fluids especially Apple juice. Usually, paracetamol syrup is given to the patient to control the symptoms. Usually, after 5-7 days, the human body’s immune system becomes capable of fighting the dengue virus. At this stage the symptoms of this fever start decreasing, the white blood cells and platelets count starts getting better and the patient start feeling relief.
Pain killers like aspirin, corticosteroids, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are strictly prohibited as these can make the condition worst.
Homeopathy provides a wide range of medicines for the treatment of this fever concerning the symptoms. It has been proved much effective to relieve the patient from the disease. These medicines improve the body’s immune system enabling it to fight the virus. These medicines also help in increasing the platelets count in the human body very rapidly. The other symptoms like skin rashes, fever, tiredness, and itchy skin are also controlled effectively by these medicines. The best part of treatment is that all this happens very quickly within a few days and the patient gets better and better after every passing day.
Some common medicines used to treat this fever include:
is the best medicine for Dengue fever with the symptom of joint pain and high fever
is best if fever causes weakness
is best if fever is accompanied by severe headache
Helps relieve nausea and vomiting during Dengue fever
Helps in the prevention of Dengue Hemorrhagic fever.
Please don’t ever use any homeopathic medicines, mentioned on this website, on your own without consulting your homeopathic doctor. We have mentioned these medicines only for education and information. Only your doctor can advise you right medicines with the right dose depending upon your condition.