In case of fever, when should Dengue be suspected ?
There are many causes of fever, but certain features arise suspicioun of Dengue.
If fever is accompanied by any of the following features, Dengue should be ruled out:
- Sudden onset of high fever (103 to 105 degree F.
- Severe headache (mostly in the forehead), pain behind the eyes, body aches and pains.
- Nausea or vomiting.
- Rash on the skin.
All these features may not be present in all the patients.