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 # Lakshay 2017-10-06
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 2017-10-07
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 2017-09-29
Hii, I am from South Tripura, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-09-30
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 2017-09-29
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 2017-09-30
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 2017-09-22
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 2017-09-23
Hii, The incubation period can be 10 to 90 days, plz find list of Gynecologist in Kalahandi
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0 # Kultar 2017-09-21
It is mentioned in the article that dengue can be transmitted through other mosquitoes from dengue patient in 6 days. Is it possible in more than these days as we if dengue patient is not showing any improvement. Thanks for providing information.
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0 # Aarush 2017-09-15
Hello I am from Dumka, My neighbour has been feeling redness and burning in urethral organs, can it be a disease, should she visit gynec?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-16
It can be a simple infection also and a disease also, If after the examination, the presence of gram negative bacteria is seen ,gonorrhoea infection can be thought of, she should visit good women's specialist- find list of Gynecologist in Dumka
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0 # Vivaan 2017-09-08
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Buxar
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-09
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 Buxar
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0 # Lakshay 2017-09-08
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Pondicherry?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-09
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 Pondicherry.
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0 # Jayesh 2017-09-08
Hi, plz let me know What is the incubation period of Syphilis, also give me the list of good female's specialist in Bageshwar ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-09
Hii, The incubation period can be 10 to 90 days, plz find list of Gynecologist in Bageshwar
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0 # Priyansh 2017-08-25
Hii, I am from Udalguri, can you plz tell me What is the mode of infection in syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-08-26
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 Udalguri .
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