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What is the expected duration of Dengue?

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Apr 05, 2011
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  • The disease is usually mild and self limiting illness in most people. The acute phase of the illness (that is fever, myalgias and other symptoms) can last about 7-10 days.
  • Some patients may feel fatigued and weak (asthenia), for up to a month after the infection and full recovery can take several weeks.

Some patients with dengue fever can progress to DHF or DSS. The time taken for patients who develop DHF and DSS to recover depends on the severity of complication.

 

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  • ajconradie25 Apr 2013
    We were doing some work in angola when i was infected by the virus. at first i thoyhht that it is some kind of flu.After the second day i realised that i had started getting disorientated like when you get low blood pressure.The doctor immediately told me that it is the virus after taking blood sample.The doctor prescribed paracetemol and vitamins. Its the 7th day now and even though i feel better, i don't feel like eating anything.
  • kathleen hadwick14 Sep 2011
    This is very good reading. It help me a lot. Thanks Post your comment