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Does dengue cause pneumonia?

Does dengue cause pneumonia?

Thoracic manifestations such as pleural effusion, pneumonia, pulmonary haemorrhage and haemoptysis have been reported in dengue infection. Dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) can result in acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Is dengue caused by a coronavirus?

Dengue is caused by one of any of four related viruses: Dengue virus 1, 2, 3, and 4. For this reason, a person can be infected with a dengue virus multiple times in his or her lifetime. Coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2.

What is the difference between viral and dengue fever?

While a viral fever is transmitted through the air, due to aerosol droplets from an infected person or by touching contaminated surfaces, dengue fever is an outcome of mosquito bite (Aedes Aegypti). A viral fever may last for 3-5 days, whereas a dengue can last 2–7 days, and may even extend if not treated on time.

Does dengue cause chest infection?

Viral infection is one of the most common causes of myocarditis. Although rare, dengue has been reported to cause myocarditis.

Can dengue affect breathing?

Patients who have dengue hemorrhagic fever have the same symptoms of dengue fever. However, when the fever goes down, the patient can have more serious symptoms, including continuous vomiting, severe abdominal pain and difficulty breathing.

Is dengue similar to Covid?

Most people with dengue and COVID-19 have mild illness and can recover at home; symptoms usually last a few days, and people tend to feel better after a week. However, both dengue and COVID-19 can cause severe illness that can result in death.

Is dengue viral or bacterial?

Dengue is caused by a virus of the Flaviviridae family, Flavivirus genus which includes viruses such as yellow fever, West Nile and tick-borne encephalitis. There are four distinct dengue viruses without cross immunity. People can have up to four dengue infections in their lifetime.

Which fruit is good for viral fever?

Citrus fruits, such as oranges, lemons, and grapefruits, contain high levels of flavonoids and vitamin C. These decrease inflammation and boost immunity, which may help to fight a fever.

Does dengue fever have cough?

“Influenza-A (viral fevers) and dengue has similar symptoms, which are cold, cough, headache, body pains, fever.