Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease which drastically reduces the count of blood platelets and may also prove to be lethal for a patient. Dengue is comparatively much more lethal for a pregnant lady especially the ones who are in their early phases of pregnancy. It may adversely affect the health of both mother and baby. Mentioned below are some valuable insights of rising dengue fever during pregnancy.
Symptoms of Dengue Fever in mother
Sometimes the symptoms of dengue in pregnancy are unnoticed because several physiological transformations already occur in the mother’s body. However the below symptoms when in excess, should not be ignored:-
Symptoms in the affected baby for Dengue Fever
If a mother is affected by Dengue fever during the time of giving birth, her baby can be stillborn due to low count of blood platelets. Additionally the below symptoms are noticed in the baby born with dengue:-
A special care is needed for both baby and the mother if these symptoms occur. Both of them shall be closely observed. The baby should be constantly checked up by some good neonatologist.
Treatment for Dengue Fever: