Dengue Prevention/ Protection

Dengue Symptoms
  • Running high temperature (fever)
  • Extreme headache
  • Pain at the back of the eyes
  • Joint pain and muscle cramps
  • Signs of nausea and vomiting
  • Visibility of red spots on the skin
  • Bleeding from nose

When one gets infected of dengue virus, most of these symptoms persists upto 10 days in most cases and in some cases few days more depending on the type of dengue, immunity, general health condition and treatment.
Medical help in Dengue
       In case of any or few of the symptoms
  • Consult with specialist doctor
  • Keep the surrounding environment clean
  • Get all prescribed medical tests done
  • Avoid practicing self medication
  • Avoid taking aspirin as aspirin makes blood thin
To protect yourself
  • Try not to stay in populated residential places
  • Use mosquito nets, repellents both even while staying indoors
  • When going out try to wear full sleeves clothes that cover your body
  • Wear socks
  • Keep doors and windows closed , or use net at windows to prevent entry of mosquitoes
  • Use air conditioner is available
  • Consult doctor if you notice any symptoms of dengue
  • Dengue mosquitoes usually stings during day and early evening
Care for Dengue patient
  • Try to intake more fluids like fresh water, sugar cane juice, ORS, coconut water, lime juice, green tea, orange juice and other fruit juices.
  • Try to induce more dairy products and nutritious food in your diet.
  • For vegetarians, it is essential to intake greener vegetables and fresh fruits
  • Avoid spicy foods.
  • Have adequate amount of protein. Non- vegetarians can have meat , fish and egg based proteins and vegetarians need to have soya, soya-beans and chunks, tofu, paneer (fresh cheese) etc.

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