Fecalysis (stool exam)
Clean catch or non-contaminated stool specimen also helps to check if there is melena or presence of RBC or blood in stool
Note: If there is presence of blood, there is BLEEDING!Classification of dengue :
– flu-like symptoms, abdominal pain, nausea & vomiting
: flashes skin with petechiae high fever that last 3-7 days
– grade 1 plus spontaneous bleeding
– grade II , plus circulatory failure: ? BP rapid but weak pulse
– grade III plus shock: hypovolemic
There is no anti-viral medicine for dengue. Only Paracetamol and Hydration.Aspirin, NSAID’s and ibuprofen drugs is not recommended because it will aggravate bleeding.The doctor will advise you for admission to give you rapid intervention. These include of hydration by insertion of IV fluids or blood transfusion), vital signs monitoring (check your Blood Pressure,Pulse rate, Respiratory rate and Body Temperature) and monitor your CBC and platelet count twice aday or it depends on the doctors order (to check if it returns to normal range). Admission to a hospitalhelps you to detect and prevent any danger signs.
What are the danger signs?
Abdominal painOngoing vomitingBleedingLethargy
How to Break the Dengue Outbreak?
Wearing of long – sleeve shirts and long pants and using mosquito repellants are a mustduring day time;
Maintain cleanliness. Remove all the sources of stagnant water
Avoid going to places where mosquitoes’ breed
Use mosquito coils and mosquito netsI hope this will help you and give you some insights based on what I have encountered . Never disregard dengue. Always pray that you and your family will not be affected by this modern plague.