Essay On Dengue Fever


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Introduction History and prevalence of dengue in different countries Symptoms Causes Treatment Conclusion Nowadays many people suffer from dengue. Dengue fever is an

infectious disease carried by mosquitoes and caused by any four related dengue viruses. This disease used to be called break-bone fever because it sometimes causes severe joint and muscle pain. Dengue fever is a quite dangerous febrile (Feverish) disease can be found in the tropics and Africa. Dengue fever is

transmitted by Aedes Aegypti mosquito, which also transmits diseases as yellow fever.

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the eastern Mediterranean, Asia and Australia and various Islands in the Indian Ocean, the south and central Pacific and the Caribbean. It has steadily

increased in both incidence and distribution over the past 40 years. Annually, it in is estimated that there deaths. are 20 million fever is cases a of dengue viral infection, disease resulting common





Nausea. The symptoms of dengue fever are severe headache. Dengue fever usually starts suddenly with a high fever. it regions afflicts around the world. and pain in the muscles and joints. that several Researches dengue travel. and rash that can be described as small red spots. Dengue mosquito is that spread prefers by to the bite Aedes Aegypti. Each especially factors type in of the the western to dengue hemisphere. Global warming has shown to be a major contributor to the spread of dengue fever. Some patients experience gastritis. They breed a in domestic. pain in the muscles and joints. Scientists are also trying to invent a vaccine against dengue fever. there is no vaccine available to prevent dengue.throughout urban and the tropical and areas. Global warming can cause dry spells in some countries and increased rainfall and humidity in others. vomiting and abdominal pain. day-biting Currently humans. vomiting and loss of appetite are common. physical mainly pain in and pre-urban (cause suffering) an estimated 50 million to 100 million in the tropics. clean water. are contributing increased resurgence uncontrolled urbanization. international substandard socio-economic conditions. and finally global warming. headache. sub-tropical Today. pain behind the eyes. A rash usually appears 3 to 4 days after the start of the fever. of water Likewise that affords increased possible collection breeding grounds for mosquitoes. the virus is re-emerging have fever shown such as worldwide. but the researches are only at the stage . diarrhea. The dry spells reduce small medium bodies of water like springs and ponds to small puddles that rainfall become and potential humidity breeding also leads ground to for mosquitoes.

juices. Essay Written By: Sanjran Gichki BA student IMCB-F-10/4 . dengue fever progress life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndrome. The researchers therefore conclude that dengue fever should be considered in the differential diagnosis of fever and rash in the returning traveler. milk etc. Dermatologists should be aware of the distinctive exanthema of dengue fever. which is fatal and obviously can cause death to the victim.of experiments yet. The only treatment is rest and intake of plenty of fluids like water. Recognition which is of the critical dengue as fever rash permits can a rapid to and early diagnosis.

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