dengue causes and risks

dengue causes and risks

Dengue Causes and Risks: There are four Dengue viruses (DENV-1 to 4) that causes Dengue fever, all of which are spread by a species of mosquito known as the Aedes aegypti mosquito. The virus is transmitted from an infected mosquito to human. The process begins when a person who is infected with the Dengue virus is bitten by a mosquito; the virus is then passed on when someone else is then bitten by the infected mosquito. One type of dengue virus can infect you only once. The high risk areas for catching dengue fever are urban areas where the population density is high and sanitation is poor and in rural areas. Dengue fever can occur if the environment is friendly for mosquito breeding which means stagnant water which is their breeding ground. For more information about dengue risk factors and it causes, read the listed articles.

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Dengue Causes and Risks
  • Complications of dengue fever

    Complications of dengue fever

    Complications of dengue fever are rare but can prove to be life threatening. For avoiding the complications related to dengue fever one needs to be extremely cautious. Read on for the detailed description of dengue complications.

  • What are the causes of dengue

    What are the causes of dengue

    There are four different viruses that can cause dengue fever. It is, therefore, essential to know its causes.

  • What are the complications of dengue?

    What are the complications of dengue?

    If a dengue fever gets worse, it can lead to dengue hemorrhagic fever dengue shock syndrome. The patient may also suffer febrile convulsion and dehydration. Know more.

  • Reasons for Low Platelet Count in Dengue Fever

    Reasons for Low Platelet Count in Dengue Fever

    There are many causes of low platelet count in dengue fever. Irrespective of the cause of low platelet count it can lead to life threatening conditions if someone is suffering from dengue fever.

  • Dengue risks for tourists in Delhi for 2010 CWG

    Dengue risks for tourists in Delhi for 2010 CWG

    Dengue Risks: Dr. Lona Mohapatra of Rockland Hospital advises that “tourists travelling to any place where dengue risks exist should carry prescription anti-malarial and anti-pyeretic drugs with them and ensure that they wear full-sleeved clothes, and use bed-nets.”

  • What Causes Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever?

    What Causes Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever?

    The main cause of dengue hemorrhagic fever is infection from a different type of virus than before. Females, Caucasians and children below the age of 12 years are at an increase risk of contracting this disease. It is advisable to take extra precautions for preventing dengue hemorrhagic fever when living in or travelling to a dengue endemic region.

  • What are the risks of Dengue?

    What are the risks of Dengue?

    Dengue Risks: Know about dengue fever high risk areas and factors that increase your risk of developing dengue fever or a more severe form of the disease.

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