Symptoms of dengue vary as per the severity of the disease.
Mild dengue fever
The symptoms could appear up to a week post the mosquito bite with the virus.
Symptoms generally disappear post a week and mild dengue seldom involves some serious or lethal complications.
Dengue hemorrhagic fever or DHF
Initially, the symptoms of Dengue hemorrhagic fever can be mild, however, they slowly worsen in a few days. As well as the mild dengue symptoms, there can be sign of internal bleeding.
An individual having DHF can experience:-
With no prompt treatment, the DHF may be lethal.
Dengue shock syndrome or DSS
This is a severe kind of dengue which can be lethal.
Besides the symptoms of the mild dengue fever, an individual can experience-
With no treatment it can lead to death.
There isn’t any specific cure or treatment for dengue as it is a virus. But intervention can assist, depending on the severity of the disease.
For mild forms, the treatment includes:-
More severe kinds of dengue fever may require:
Hospitalization allows the person to be properly monitored, if the symptoms get worse.