Precautions To Be Taken For Dengue Prevention

2022-11-05 17:18:42

As per the Ministry of Family and Health Affairs, India has witnessed numerous rising cases of Dengue every year with many of these leading to death. Dengue fever, also known as the bone-breaking illness is hazardous to your health. Transmitted by mosquitoes, this infectious fever can be fatal. Extreme symptoms can be experienced or witnessed at a later stage, however, if detected early, it could help you to take the right measures or precautions. Often dengue symptoms are mistaken for the usual flu or viral fever, hence it is essential to check for the below-mentioned symptoms and ensure a quick blood test for accurate detection.

Commonly faced Dengue symptoms:

  • Muscle and joint aches
  • Body rash that can disappear and then reappear
  • High fever
  • Intense headache
  • Pain behind the eyes
  • Vomiting and Nauseatic feeling

In case you observe any of the above symptoms, visit a Doctor immediately for consultation and start the necessary treatment. Only a medical practitioner can give you dengue health tips for effectively combating this disease. Like we always say “Prevention is better than cure”, let’s understand how we can prevent Dengue infection and lead a healthy lifestyle free from diseases.

Dengue Precaution Measures:

Cleanliness is next to Godliness

Maintaining complete hygiene during and around your stay is very essential. Keeping your surroundings clean shall keep the mosquitoes at bay.

Avoid storing stagnant water

Stagnant water may attract mosquitoes to breed, leading to the main cause of Dengue. Clean or recycle water-holding containers that are not in use. Change flower vases on weekly basis. Check for hidden water bodies like manholes, septic tanks, clogged drains, wells, etc.

Mosquito Repellent and Nets

Apply mosquito repellent whenever you step out, before sleeping ensure you put on the mosquito net for utmost protection against mosquitoes.

Do not ignore early symptoms

In case you observe any of the above-mentioned symptoms, then it’s advisable to visit a doctor and follow the recommended line of treatment.