Dengue fever, also known as breakbone fever, is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles. In a small proportion of cases, the disease develops into the life-threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever, resulting in bleeding, low levels of blood platelets and blood plasma leakage, or into dengue shock syndrome, where dangerously low blood pressure occurs.
Disease Statistics: According to the current statistics the numbers of peoples suffering in dengue in Australia are 7 considering the total population of 19, 913, 1442 for the study. Treatment: There is no cure for dengue in Allopathic medicine. Siddha medicine has cured more than 36,000 cases of dengue in Tamil Nadu. The Department of Health and Family Welfare (Tamil Nadu) is recommending natural remedies for Dengue since November 2012.
Pathophysiology Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a severe, potentially deadly infection spread by some mosquitos. The dengue virus is transmitted by mosquitoes. Symptoms of Dengue hemorrhagic fever are fever that lasts from 2 to 7 days, Vomiting blood, Drowsiness, Bleeding from nose or gums. Disease Statistics There are more than 100 million new cases of dengue fever every year throughout the world.