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 # Harikiran 2018-03-23
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Ramanagara ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-03-25
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 Ramanagara
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0 # Aarush 2018-03-16
Hii, I am from Bhandara, plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-03-17
Hello, Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoea,This disease is caused in the genitourinary tracts, for more details plz visit good gynec in Bhandara, find list of Gynecologist in Bhandara
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0 # Jayesh 2018-03-16
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Jalaun ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-03-17
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 Jalaun.
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0 # Vivaan 2018-03-09
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Karimnagar ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-03-10
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 Karimnagar.
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0 # Aarav 2018-03-02
Hello, I am from Ajmer, PLz suggest some biochemic remedies for gonorrhoea .
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-03-03
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 Ajmer.
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0 # Tushar 2018-02-09
Hii, I am from Rae Bareli, plz let me know What is gonorrhoea ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-02-10
Hello, Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoea,This disease is caused in the genitourinary tracts, for more details plz visit good gynec in Rae Bareli, find list of Gynecologist in Rae Bareli
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0 # Aarav 2018-02-09
Hii, I am from Panipat, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-02-10
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Panipat
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0 # Tushar 2018-02-02
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Longleng ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-02-03
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 Longleng.
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0 # Himmat 2018-01-29
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Daman ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-01-30
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in Daman.
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0 # Tushar 2018-01-19
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Upper Subansiri ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-01-20
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in Upper Subansiri.
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