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What are dengue fever symptoms and signs?

symptoms and signs dengue fever
After being bitten by a mosquito carrying the virus, the incubation period ranges from three to 15 (usually five to eight) days before the signs and symptoms of dengue appear in stages. Dengue starts with chills, headache, pain upon moving the eyes, and low backache. Painful aching in the legs and joints occurs during the first hours of illness. The temperature rises quickly as high as 104 F (40 C), with relatively low heart rate (bradycardia) and low blood pressure (hypotension). The eyes become reddened. A flushing or pale pink rash comes over the face and then disappears. The glands (lymph nodes) in the neck and groin are often swollen.

About The Symptoms of Dengue Fever

Symptoms of Dengue Fever or Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) are acute febrile diseases found in the tropics, with a geographical spread similar to malaria. The disease is caused is a viral disease with high fever which is transmitted by mosquitoes to humans. In the vast majority of cases the disease is eight to ten days with the described two peak of fever, then allow the symptoms of dengue fever to slow.

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