5 Tips to Stay Safe from Dengue Fever this Monsoon
As soon as the monsoon season starts, everybody starts worrying about the mosquitoes, especially the dengue-causing ones. Sometimes, a single bite can turn out to be fatal. Dengue fever is characterized by fever, muscle pain, body aches, and weakness. And, the recovery process is not easy. However, there are precautions you can take to stay protected from mosquito bites. First, let’s study the symptoms of dengue fever.
Signs and symptoms of dengue fever usually begin four to six days after you have been bitten by an infected mosquito and can last up to 10 days. Some of the symptoms include:-
Dengue Prevention and Control
Stay Safe from Dengue!Follow these tips and ensure your home is not a breeding place for dengue mosquitoes. These mosquitoes tend to lurk in dark areas like the closets, behind the curtains, and under beds, so spray a mosquito repellent every day in your house to kill the chances of you or your children catching an infection. Rush to the hospital if you notice any dengue symptoms or signs. Be Cautious, Be Safe!
Dr. Divaanshu Gupta
Dr. Divaanshu Gupta is a cardiac anaesthesiologist in Manipal Hospital, Jaipur. He has done his M.B.B.S. as well as M.D. Anaesthesia from S.M.S. Medical College. He has a vast experience of working in various critical care units of government as well as corporate hospitals.