How do you treat dengue hemorrhagic fever?

How do you treat dengue hemorrhagic fever?

There is no specific medicine to treat dengue infection. If you think you may have dengue fever, you should use pain relievers with acetaminophen and avoid medicines with aspirin, which could worsen bleeding. You should also rest, drink plenty of fluids, and see your doctor.

How do hospitals manage dengue?

If you have severe dengue fever, you may need:

  1. Supportive care in a hospital.
  2. Intravenous (IV) fluid and electrolyte replacement.
  3. Blood pressure monitoring.
  4. Transfusion to replace blood loss.

Which IV fluid is given in dengue?

For patients with DSS and the 30% of non-shocked dengue patients who require intravenous fluid therapy, a range of solutions is available for plasma volume support. Crystalloid solutions, such as normal 0·9% saline or Ringer’s lactate, are the ones most commonly used.

Which of the following is the most important treatment of patients with dengue H fever?

To manage pain and fever, patients should be given acetaminophen. Aspirin and nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory medications may aggravate the bleeding tendency associated with some dengue infections and, in children, can be associated with the development of Reyes syndrome.

What is the difference between dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever?

DHF is a more severe form of dengue. Initial symptoms are the same as dengue but are followed by bleeding problems such as easy bruising, skin hemorrhages, bleeding from the nose or gums, and possible bleeding of the internal organs. DHF is very rare.

What is hemorrhagic dengue fever?

Mild dengue fever causes a high fever and flu-like symptoms. The severe form of dengue fever, also called dengue hemorrhagic fever, can cause serious bleeding, a sudden drop in blood pressure (shock) and death.

Is dextrose good for dengue?

The 5% dextrose in NSS is preferable because the severe cases needing admission are those with poor appetite, nausea/ vomiting and abdominal pain. The total amount of fluid needed during the critical period of 24–48 hours is estimated to be maintenance + 5% deficit (M+5%D), including oral and IV fluids.