Dengue Fever Topic Guide
Dengue Fever: Dengue fever is a disease transmitted to humans via mosquito bites. Dengue fever symptoms and signs include rash, fever, headache, and joint pain. Diagnosis may involve a complete blood count and spinal tap to rule out other diseases. Adequate hydration and pain-control medications will help to manage dengue fever symptoms.
Rash A rash is a visible skin outbreak. Examples of noninfectious rashes include eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, hives, and allergic dermatitis. Types of infectious rashes include ringworm, impetigo, scabies, herpes, chickenpox, and shingles. Rashes may be caused by fungi, viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Treatment depends upon the type of rash.
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