Dengue is a severe viral infection widespread mostly in the tropical countries like India, Africa etc.
Dengue is transmitted by an infected female Aedes aegypti mosquito. When the mosquito bites a person infected by dengue, the dengue virus enters the body of that specific mosquito. When the infected mosquito bites a healthy human being, the dengue virus enters the human body and the person shows the symptoms of dengue.
Diagnosis is definite by doing Dengue IgM test all along with other blood tests like Liver function test, CBC ESR, PCR and virus isolation tests are the positive tests for the Dengue fever.
Spread of this disease can be reduced by taking following measures.
The treatment is given symptomatically. Preferably, patient should be hospitalized to keep a test on platelet counts and as there is lot of loss of fluids from the body patient has to be administered for fluids to keeping him hydrated. Patient of Dengue can simply go into hypotension (low blood pressure), so constant Blood Pressure monitoring is also very significant. When there is require doctor advises the patient for undergoing platelet transfusion.
It is the disease which requires a close monitoring of the patient in the hospital. Administering homeopathic drugs with other conventional drugs is able to speed up the time of recovery in the patient.
As an encouraging line of treatment along with conventional medicines, homeopathic medicines can offer best results in the treatment of Dengue. More research is required to prove if Dengue might be prevented by using homeopathic prophylactic medicines. Some studies in Brazil have shown hopeful results with homeopathic preventive.