FAQ's on Dengue

FAQ's on Dengue

FAQ's on Dengue

Q 1    What is dengue fever?
Ans    Dengue (pronounced den' gee) is a disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses (DENV 1, DENV 2, DENV 3, or DENV 4). Dengue fever is a disease caused by mosquito-borne viral infection transmitted by the Aedes mosquitoes, which normally attacks in day time. It is not spread by one person to another directly.

Q2    What is dengue haemorrhagic fever?
Ans    DHF is a more serious form of dengue infection. It can be disastrous if cannot diagnose and not accurately deal with this in a timely manner. DHF is caused by infection with the same viruses that cause dengue fever.

Q3    How is dengue fever diagnosed?
Ans    Dengue fever is diagnosed clinically in patients that present with the signs and symptoms and have a compatible and recent travel history. Dengue fever may however be confirmed only with specialized testing offered at the National Institute of Communicable Diseases. Laboratory investigation includes RT-PCR and virus isolation in acute patients (patients that have been ill for less than one week) and serology. Serology is most informative when repeat specimens (i.e. acute and convalescent) are submitted for investigation.

Q4    How soon after exposure do symptoms appear?
Ans    The time between the bite of a mosquito carrying dengue virus and the start of symptoms averages from 4 to 6 days, with a range of 3–14 days.

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Q 1    What is dengue fever?
Ans    Dengue (pronounced den' gee) is a disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses (DENV 1, DENV 2, DENV 3, or DENV 4). Dengue fever is a disease caused by mosquito-borne viral infection transmitted by the Aedes mosquitoes, which normally attacks in day time. It is not spread by one person to another directly.

Q4    How soon after exposure do symptoms appear?
Ans    The time between the bite of a mosquito carrying dengue virus and the start of symptoms averages from 4 to 6 days, with a range of 3–14 days. An infected person cannot spread the infection to other persons by direct contact, but can be a source of dengue virus for mosquitoes for about 6 days.

Q5    What are the symptoms of the disease?
Ans    Dengue symptoms are high fever, backache, joint pains, headache, eye pain, vomiting and nausea. In general, its effected more to 0 – 5 year children rather than adults or older children.

Q6     What is the treatment for dengue?
Ans    As a treatment, still no specific treatment invent but mostly fluid replacement therapy use if it’s diagnosed at prior stage. Patient should take rest & use plenty of fluids.

Q7    What can be done to reduce the risk of acquiring dengue?
Ans    Still no vaccine invented which can take as a precaution. For reduce the risk of dengue we need take care on some issues like our environment or resident area should be clean, present of hold water should be null, outer area should be cleaned & covered, Water storage container should be clean once in a week, proper exit of rain water, last but not least reduces the risk of mosquitoes coming indoors.

Q8    How can we prevent epidemics of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF)?
Ans    The emphasis for dengue prevention is on sustainable, community-based, integrated mosquito control, with limited reliance on insecticides (chemical larvicides, and adulticides). Preventing epidemic disease requires a coordinated community effort to increase awareness about dengue fever/DHF, how to recognize it, and how to control the mosquito that transmits it. Residents are responsible for keeping their yards and patios free of standing water where mosquitoes can be produced.

Q9    Where can outbreaks of dengue occur?
Ans    Mainly where Aedes aegypti (sometimes also Aedes albopictus) mosquitoes are found in large numbers those areas occur highly outbreaks of. Apart from this, tropical urban areas as well as rural areas also can effect but depends on the locality because mostly introduced in migratory workers area.

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0 # Nishith 2017-11-10
Hello, I am from Howrah, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-11-11
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Howrah.
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0 # Lakshay 2017-11-03
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Saharanpur
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-11-04
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Saharanpur
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0 # Priyansh 2017-10-27
Hello, I am from Karauli, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-10-28
Kali Mur, Natrum Mur, Natrum Sulph, and silicea are few important biochemic emedies in homoeopathy which can be used safely in this case, you can also take advise from gynecologist given here-Gynecologist in Karauli.
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0 # Vivaan 2017-10-27
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Hailakandi?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-10-28
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Hailakandi.
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0 # Jayesh 2017-10-20
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Malappruam ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-10-21
VDRL tests should be done every month for 3 consecutive months for detecting syphilis as well as other sexually transmitted diseases,These tests should be conducted at proper times, find good Gynecologist in Malappruam
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0 # Himmat 2017-10-20
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Aligarh ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-10-21
Rashes can occur on the skin in the near areas,rashes can be discrete and also symmetrical in nature, Rashes can also be pustular, you can consult with Obstetrician in Aligarh.
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hii, plz tell me,Which tests can confirm syphilis in primary stage, also suggest name of good maternity hospitals in Ghaziabad ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
During the primary stage,DG illumination tests are very helpful, find good maternity hospitals-Chandralaxmi Hospital ; Paras Hospital - Ghaziabad ; Manisha Maternity Centre ; Swastik Maternity Home and Clinic.
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0 # Priyansh Older than three months
Hii, I am from South Tripura, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from South Tripura, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Rohan Older than three months
Hii, I am from Sidhi, can you plz tell me What is the mode of infection in syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
90 percent cases in syphilis are transmitted through unsafe sexual contacts, Mothers can also pass infection through breast milk, you can also consult with good Gynecologist in Sidhi .
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0 # Tushar Older than three months
Hi, plz let me know What is the incubation period of Syphilis, also give me the list of good female's specialist in Kalahandi ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
Hii, The incubation period can be 10 to 90 days, plz find list of Gynecologist in Kalahandi
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