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Effective Tips To Prevent Dengue Fever

Tips to prevent dengue fever

Amidst numerous diseases spread all across Pakistan, Dengue is majorly affecting people in the worst ways. It varies from mild fever to a deathly virus that can take a person’s life. Dengue is caused by the bite of the Dengue mosquito. Just a single mosquito bite could lead you to your deathbed. Therefore, it is vital to know tips to prevent dengue fever.

How Severe Is Dengue Fever?

If you are someone who is not taking it seriously, you don’t love your life at all or have never experienced something deadly. So, don’t wait until a dengue mosquito hovers around you and sucks your blood while inflicting you with the virus. because you will regret not knowing how to protect yourself.

Since no one wants to end up in hospitals in critical situations, it is vital to keep yourself prepared. Here you will get to know about all the tips to prevent dengue fever. By implementing them you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe and healthy.

Tips To Prevent Dengue Fever

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Tips to prevent dengue fever

There is no specific treatment for dengue fever up till now even though the disease is around for over a decade. To treat dengue fever, you can do the following things:

  • Drink a lot of water to stop dehydration.
  • Rest a lot.
  • Use medicines like Paracetamol or Tylenol to treat your fever.

Tips To Prevent Dengue Fever

  • Cover your body thoroughly with clothes. Avoid wearing sleeveless or half-sleeved clothes.
  • Use mosquito-repellant lotions.
  • Use mosquito nets.
  • Use insect repellants at home.
  • Wear clothes or camping gear with insect-repellent sprays.
  • Use window and door screens.
  • Do not water stay stagnant around you.
  • Avoid going out at dusk, dawn or early morning because that’s when there are more insects.
  • Don’t let water collect in plant pots, drains or other places.

What Are The Symptoms?

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Tips to prevent dengue fever

In case, you do not take the precautionary measures, you are prone to be inflicted with dengue fever. If you ever feel fever or body aches, you should definitely go for a test to identify whether you have dengue or not. Here are the mild and severe symptoms.

Mild Symptoms:

  • 104°F fever
  • Muscles and joint pain
  • Skin rash
  • Pain behind eyes
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Red eyes
  • Headache
  • Sore Throat
  • Facial Flushing

These symptoms can last for 2-7 days. If you have a good immune system, you will recover and they will not turn into severe ones.

Severe Symptoms:

There are fewer chances of severe symptoms occurring. But these severe symptoms are when you need to take serious medical care. Below are the symptoms you should worry about:

  • Feeling restless and irritated
  • Vomiting blood
  • Blood in Stool
  • Bleeding from the nose or gums
  • Fatigue
  • Temperature moves from very hot to very cold
  • A weak or rapid pulse
  • A reduced difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure
  • Cold, clammy skin
  • Abdominal pain

These are some severe symptoms that should not be ignored. Turn to your doctor as soon as you sense any of them. And try to take as many precautionary measures as you can to keep yourself safe.

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Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem is a fresh graduate who is utilizing her writing skills into writing articles that are informative for the readers.

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