Be sure before sharing FACTSHEET : Dengue Fever – Symptoms and Treatment

Dengue fever, a serious disease that many people ignore. How can we cope and prevent it?

The Sure Center before sharing, checking with Dr. Woraya Luangon, Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Control 6, Chonburi Province, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, stated that

“Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease. Most of them had mild symptoms. But if severe and not treated in time, it can cause death.

In 2023, Thailand found more dengue outbreaks. From January to July, a total of 36,000 dengue patients were found, compared to a number of times higher than the previous year. Especially in the east, north, and south during the past week, 5,000 patients were found a week, compared to 2022, at the level of 1,000-2,000 and 32 deaths were found in the country, most of them adults. Risk factors arise from being diagnosed with dengue fever late or having complications.

symptoms

Dengue hemorrhagic fever may present only as a fever. In some people, there may be other symptoms, such as loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, body aches. There may be a red rash. Usually patients do not have a cough or runny nose.

therefore requesting cooperation from the public to help eliminate mosquito breeding sites according to measures 3 to prevent 3 diseases, namely

Keep the house clean and prevent mosquitoes from entering.

Keep water storage containers covered to prevent mosquitoes from laying eggs.

Keep the trash in the house neatly so that it doesn't become a breeding ground for mosquitoes. can prevent contagious diseases brought by mosquitoes

However, the doctor recommended a pharmacy. If a patient has a high fever body aches to be suspected of having dengue fever Therefore, we ask for cooperation to refrain from dispensing medicines, especially NSAIDs, which cause bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract and are difficult to treat. risk of death And if the patient's condition does not improve, hurry to see a doctor.

Source: Thai News Agency