Dengue fever is one of the viral infections transmitted from mosquito-borne diseases. Dengue fever is similar to seasonal fever and is transmitted by the bite of the Aedes Aegypti Mosquitoes. Aedes aegypti mosquitoes usually bite during the day, however, since this mosquito is more active 2 hours after sunrise and 2 hours before sunset, you should be more careful at that time.
In the first stage of dengue fever some symptoms appear, but if not paid attention to it becomes complicated.
Symptoms appearing in the first stage:
The main symptom of dengue is a sudden onset of high fever; this fever may last for 5-7 days, along with the following symptoms:
- Severe headache.
- Soreness and slight redness of the eyeballs.
- Excessive pain in joints and muscles.
- Body itching (mild Rash may also occur).
In addition to this, symptoms such as persistent vomiting, blood in vomit, severe abdominal pain, breathing problems, bleeding from the nose or gums, bleeding, fainting etc. are symptoms of dengue.
- Nausea, persistent vomiting.
- Stomach ache, lethargy.
- Black stools and red urine.
- Bleeding from gums, nose and mouth.
Treatment of Dengue Fever
Dengue fever is caused by a virus and there is no real treatment for it, but according to the symptoms seen in the patient, Cetamol capsule and plenty of laxatives should be taken. Therefore, as soon as such symptoms appear in any person, to avoid complications from dengue fever, it is necessary to immediately seek treatment at a health institution.
- As it is caused by dengue virus, there is no specific treatment for it. It heals itself.
- Take Paracetamol to reduce high fever but do not take pain relievers like ibuprofen, aspirin.
- Eat plenty of water and nutritious food, rest completely.
- If you see complex symptoms of dengue, you should immediately take it to the nearest health institution, children with dengue disease, the elderly, chronic patients and pregnant women should be given special attention.
How to Prevent Dengue Fever
- Avoid mosquito bites.
- To control the growth and development of mosquitoes.
- Always clean the house, yard and house and do not allow water to freeze.
- Do not allow water to freeze in empty containers, tins, ponds, tires, tubes etc.
- Sprinkling water drains, sewers, ponds, etc. twice a week with dry mobile, kerosene.
- Keep the water tank properly covered.
- Put one/two teaspoons of kerosene in the cooler in a week and clean the cooler every 5/5 days.
- Change the pot in the pot twice a week and allow the water to dry.
- If the water is not allowed to dry, put burnt Mobil or kerosene.
Need to know about a Breeding Ground of Mosquitoes
Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes also pool in small amounts of clean frozen water, especially in tin cans, plastic bottles, plastic shells, tires, cisterns, eggshells, drums, trays, buckets, vases, pots, coolers, water tanks, etc. It blooms in places like roofs, sheds, verandas, etc. and the growth of this mosquito develops.
Controlling the Growth and Development of Mosquitoes:
- Keeping water around your home, workplace and public places clean without freezing.
- If the water is frozen, the frozen water should be thrown away twice a week, the water kept for daily purposes should be covered so as not to allow mosquitoes to enter.
- The water in the cooler should be cleaned twice a week.
- 2 times a week by throwing frozen water on the pot or the plate where the pot is kept, keep the plate clean, similarly keep the dishes covered to prevent water from freezing.
- To fill the water holes around the house.
- Disposing of unusable utensils, bottles, plastic materials, tires etc. so that water does not freeze.