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Posted on Apr 19, 2022

How to differentiate between Viral fever and Dengue fever?

Dengue fever is caused due to infection with dengue virus. It is transmitted from one person to another by ades aegepti mosquito. It is a self-limiting disease and the severity of the infection depends on the strain of the virus you are infected with. Only a few  percentage  will go in for the life threatening form of illness know as Dengue hemorrhagic fever.Dengue fever generally go away in 3 to 7 days.

In dengue fever your platelets level decreases drastically and you have to maintain the platelets level through proper diet for 7 to 10 days. Dengue and Chikungunya mosquito mosquitoes of the same species. Both of them are due to the mosquito of Edis. There are several  similarities in the symptoms of two diseases. There are different variations. The most important difference is a normal viral fever will not cause death because it does not affect the count of platelets which is an important part of the human body’s immune system.In case of Dengue fever, the virus attacks the immune system by reducing the number of platelets thus weakening the immunity of the person and making him or her vulnerable to other diseases.

Viral fever is fever caused by one of the several viral infections or the infections caused by virus. It may affect any age group. Several micro-organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and other types of germs enter the human body, almost every single day. The immune system basically  fights off these micro-organisms, which keeps them from causing any severe  problems, within the body. However, there may be times when the immune system cannot fight all of them and eliminate them from the body. When a person immune system fails to fend off these harmful viruses, they usually cause an infection in the body, which subsequently leads to a viral fever. Hence the term viral fever can be used for several types of infections that have been caused by viruses.