The risk of dengue infection is higher in infants and children 4–6 years of age. Infants and children are more likely than adults to develop severe form of the disease and dengue shock syndrome.
The treatment of dengue in children is similar to that of an adult. Your doctor will treat your child based on his or her symptoms and severity of illness.
The treatment for mild form of the disease includes the following.
The severe dengue treatment plan consists of the following.
Seek medical attention immediately if your child develops:
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