Dengue Fever Treatment & Precautions

Sonali Kapoor

, Health A2Z


Dengue fever! Very dangerous fever it usually comes in the monsoon period, every year so many people get died from this fever. It completely weakens the body of the person who is having this fever, may experience a strong headache, high fever, joint pain, and pukish feeling, etc. We have to take some precautions to save our lives, from this menacing fever as we are sharing its precautions and dengue fever treatment.


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What is Dengue Fever?


Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease which is caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms usually begin within 3 to 14 days after the infection. It may include a high fever, headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash.


What are the Precautions Which We Have to Take for Dengue Fever?


There are some precautions of dengue fever such as:


  • Keep the house clean and tidy


  • Try to wear long sleeves and long pants to cover the arms and legs.


  • Apply a mosquito repellent cream and always carry it with you at all times.


  • Change the hand towels after a day’s use.


  • Never leave stagnant water lying anywhere in or around the house. It’s very dangerous because these misquotes lie on this stagnant water only, it doesn’t even matter if it is dirty or clean.


  • Spray the house with anti-mosquito sprays, every day in the corners of the home to kill the hidden mosquitoes.


  • Keep the wet garbage separate and throw in a wet bin.


  • Keep the doors and windows of the house closed, mostly early in the morning and during the evening.


  • In the rains, the chances of you getting infected by the Dengue/ mosquito are extremely high due to the level of stagnant freshwater increase; at this point, all measures of safety should be used.


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Dengue Fever Treatment



There is no specific treatment for dengue fever exists. The doctor may suggest you drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration from vomiting and a high fever.


While recovering from dengue fever, watch for signs and symptoms of dehydration. Consult the doctor right away if you develop any of the following:


  • Decreased urination


  • Few or no tears


  • Dry mouth or lips


  • Lethargy or confusion


  • Cold or clammy extremities


  • Try to avoid pain relievers which can increase bleeding complications.



If you have serious dengue fever, you may need:


  • Good care in a hospital


  • Intravenous (IV) fluid and electrolyte replacement


  • Blood pressure examining


  • Transfusion to replace blood loss


How Many Days Does it Take to Recover from Dengue?



Generally, it takes between 5-14 days to recover from dengue. But sometimes the fever may come back for 1-2 days and you might feel tired, and a weakness for days to weeks after getting over the dengue fever.





To secure your life from dengue fever follow the precautions & dengue fever treatment which we have shared in the above blog. If you ever start noticing any of the above symptoms then without wasting time consult a doctor as soon as possible to save your life from this menacing fever.


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