Dengue, this year, is showing new symptoms in addition to the earlier ones. This time around, dengue seems to be affecting your brain, heart and liver, too. With such diverse reactions, finding one particular treatment for dengue can be quite tricky. Dr. Akshay Chhallani, one of our panellists, says that there is only symptomatic treatment for dengue as of now. If a patient has low platelet count, the doctors provide treatment for increasing the platelet count to the required level. This goes for all the symptoms. As and when the patient experiences a complication, he/she is treated for the same. Are you at risk of dengue? Find out here.
In this video, our panel of doctors speak at length about the treatment procedures involved in treating dengue. The doctors also discuss the ideal number of days that a patient needs to be hospitalised for. Recovering completely is essential as dengue weakens your immune system and your body. So you need to be very careful, take as much rest as possible and eat healthy to make your immune system stronger. Is your doctor treating you for dengue even though your blood test came out negative? You have to read this.
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Published: October 13, 2015 12:24 pm | Updated:October 13, 2015 12:30 pm