Dengue is a common vector borne disease which can get complicated if the right medication and care is not provided at the right time. Another important aspect is self medicating not following the proper medical regime. Do not take aspirin or ibuprofen. Get plenty of rest and drink fluids to prevent dehydration. During the first week of infection, dengue virus can be found in your blood. Most of the people infected have mild or no symptoms. Approximately 1 in 4 people infected with dengue will get sick. Mild symptoms of dengue may be confused with other illnesses that cause fever and flu-like illness. Most people will recover after about one week.
How can you reduce the risk of dengue?
These are following points to reduce risk of dengue infection:-