Does Sexual Activity Impact Platelet Level during Dengue Fever

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Feb 05, 2011

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Dengue Fever is primarily carried by the Aedes Mosquito and impacts the Mid-East, South-East Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, China, Central and South America, and the tropical and sub-tropical areas of India.  The fever is spread when the mosquito bites a person infected with one of the four related dengue viruses and transfers this by biting others.

Low Platelet Count

One of the classic symptoms of dengue fever is a low platelet count.  Platelets’ primary function is blood-clotting; when you bleed, they plug the hole.  So their availability on demand leads to a higher quality of life; when the numbers of platelets in your blood system reduces, you need to seriously curb risk.  When your platelet level drops to a significant low, good medical practice dictates that a blood transfusion procedure is carried out.

Unfortunately, there is no clinical or biological evidence to support the fact that increased sexual activity will increment the platelet count in your bloodstream.



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