Can you survive dengue hemorrhagic fever?
Most people recover within a week or so. In some cases, symptoms worsen and can become life-threatening. This is called severe dengue, dengue hemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndrome. Severe dengue happens when your blood vessels become damaged and leaky.
Which mosquito causes dengue hemorrhagic fever?
|Causes||Dengue virus by Aedes mosquitos|
|Diagnostic method||Detecting antibodies to the virus or its RNA|
|Differential diagnosis||Malaria, yellow fever, viral hepatitis, leptospirosis|
How fatal is dengue hemorrhagic fever?
Patients with dengue can rapidly progress into DSS, which, if not treated correctly, can lead to severe complications and death. Fatality rates among patients with DSS can be 10% or higher but, with early recognition and treatment, can be less than 1%. DHF and DSS can occur in both children and adults.
What causes hemorrhagic dengue fever?
What causes dengue hemorrhagic fever? Dengue hemorrhagic fever can occur when someone is bitten by an infected mosquito or exposed to infected blood. Mosquitoes are the most common cause.
Can you get dengue twice?
It is possible to get dengue more than once. Dengue is caused by a virus which has four different strains. Being affected by one strain offers no protection against the others. A person can suffer from dengue more than once in her/his lifetime.
What is the survival rate for hemorrhagic fever?
The virus causes severe viral haemorrhagic fever in humans. The average MVD case fatality rate is around 50%. Case fatality rates have varied from 24% to 88% in past outbreaks depending on virus strain and case management. Early supportive care with rehydration, and symptomatic treatment improves survival.