Dengue Fever Topic Guide

Dengue Fever 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.

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Dengue Fever Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate) that is used to treat pain, and reduce fever or inflammation.

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acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »