Joinville Health describes the symptoms and where to seek treatment for dengue – It occurs in Joinville


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With the increasing number of people being diagnosed with dengue, the City Health Department has informed the public about the main symptoms of the disease and what are the signs. that the patient’s health is deteriorating.

The most common symptoms of dengue fever are fever, body aches, joint or joint pain, headache or back pain in the eyes, and sometimes, redness and itching.

The municipal health network’s infectious disease specialist, Marcelo Mulazani, explains what to do when one is diagnosed with dengue.

“Usually, do not self-medicate, because some medications can affect the disease and make it worse. Therefore, when you have symptoms, the patient should seek medical help. “Before and after the appointment, drinking water should be available because dengue causes the patient to drown a lot.”

Among the over-the-counter medications are Aspirin, Acetylsalicylic Acid, Nimesulide, Ibuprofen, Ketoprofen and Diclofenac.

“As they are immune, they have a process that ends up in the arteries and this can make it easier for the fluid in the arteries to get out, increasing the risk of infection. blood, “the doctor explained.

Some signs indicate that the pain is getting worse and need to be returned to the doctor. Therefore, patients should be aware of symptoms such as nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain, dizziness or fatigue, some type of bleeding, even minor, in the nose or gums, further for shortness of breath and shortness of breath. In children, irritability and drowsiness should be documented.

“One of the most important symptoms is shortness of breath. Dengue in the early stages without respiratory symptoms. When the patient breathes short, it means that there is a change in the disease. Other things that occur in the heaviest form are dizziness and even fainting. The warning signs are when you sit, stand up and dizzy “, the doctor explained.

According to the infectious disease doctor, the difference between a cold and flu and the flu, in the initial stage, is the absence of respiratory symptoms. “Dengue does not cause a runny nose, dengue does not cause a sore throat. So if you have a physical illness and fever and you do not have any respiratory symptoms, it can cause dengue fever. In a later case, once you have been diagnosed with dengue fever and the onset of respiratory symptoms, it can worsen the condition and qualify for diagnosis, advocating Dr. Marcelo.

Where to get treatment

The instructions are that when presenting two or more symptoms of fever, body aches, eye pain, nausea / vomiting, headache, redness or redness of the body, the patient should Go to the Department of Home Health Services (UBSF). .

If you have two or more of the listed symptoms and still vomit or have severe, persistent abdominal pain or bleeding, call South and East UPAs or North PA.

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