Dengue

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What is dengue?

Dengue is an acute infection caused by Dengue virus characterized by a sudden onset of fever, headache, rash, joint pain and muscle pain. It is transmitted through mosquitoes.

Common symptoms reported by people with dengue

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with dengue

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Parafon Forte DSC)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(E-Cigarette)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with dengue, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with dengue

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Parafon Forte DSC)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(E-Cigarette)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with dengue, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has dengue on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 11
30s 11
40s 4
50s 4
60s 3
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

38% Female
62% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from dengue patients who have completed their condition history
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