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Dengue cases rise in Hyderabad: Here’re symptoms, precautions

Dengue cases rise in Hyderabad: Here’re symptoms, precautions

Hyderabad: Hyderabad is witnessing a rise in the number of Dengue Fever Cases. Daily, many cases of the fever are being reported.

The doctors opined that if a patient suffers from Dengue Fever for the first time, it is likely that he/she might get it again which may prove dangerous.

According to the report, every day 10-12 dengue patients are approaching NIMS. The doctors are making all possible efforts to increase the number of platelets of the patients.

Doctors say that it is for the first time that the patients who got treated earlier are suffering from the same fever again.

Govt. seems reluctant

Despite the horrible situation of Dengue Fever in the city, Govt. of TS is neglecting it by saying that it is a seasonal fever.

The doctors of the NIMS say that the steps government is taking are not adequate since the admission of 10-12 patients every day is not an ordinary phenomenon.

Symptoms of Dengue Fever

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the following are the symptoms of Dengue (the list is not exhaustive):

  1. High Fever (around 104 F)
  2. Headache
  3. Nausea, vomiting
  4. Bone, muscle or joint pains
  5. Abdominal pain etc.

Precautions to reduce risk of Dengue (list not exhaustive):

  1. Cover water
  2. Mosquito repellant can be used
  3. Avoid water stagnation
  4. Use mosquito nets etc.

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