Even though severe dengue is less common and it’s treatment is widely available, it can be associated with severe bleeding, organ impairment, and/or plasma leakage, which can lead to death when not treated appropriately.
Today, severe dengue is now a major cause of hospitalization and death for children and adults in many Asian and Latin American countries. Here are some of the facts you should know about dengue and treatment:
- aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquitoes are the main carriers of the dengue virus. Zika, chikungunya, and other diseases are also spread by these mosquitoes.
- It can infect a person up to four times in his or her lifetime. Hence, timely dengue treatment is necessary.
- Dengue fever is a common cause of sickness in high-risk settings. To avoid mosquito bites and protect yourself and your family against dengue fever, use an EPA-registered insect repellent.
- Dengue fever infects an estimated 400 million people each year. Anyone who has travelled to or lives in a dengue-infected area is at risk of contracting the disease.
- Almost half of the world’s population, about 4 billion people, live in areas with a risk of dengue. Dengue is often a leading cause of illness in these areas with risk.
If you have symptoms like chills, fever and sweating, it can indicate infection, so consult your doctor immediately. Get the best dengue treatment at Bansal Global Hospital