Hi friends! How are you? In this video I am going to explain how I recover from Dengue Fever. How to diagnose ? Symptoms ? What Treatment gave to me by doctors ? Can we use antibiotics for dengue fever ? What kind of diet I have followed ? Does Papaya leaf juice improve platelet count ? Platelet count vary in different labs ? While continuing treatment also platelet count decrease up to 30,000 on 6th day but what magic happened on 7th day ? Is this due to Papaya leaf juice ? Actually mosquitoes lives by sucking of plant leaf juice but why mosquitoes suck human’s blood ? etc to know answers for this kind of questions watch Dr Ravi Kiran Vet Small request for you… Please do subscribe if you like this video. How we will get dengue fever ? Dengue is a virus. Dengue virus spreads by Aedes aegypti mosquito bite. When Aedes aegypti mosquito bites one who suffered with dengue fever, then dengue virus enters into mosquito. When this mosquito bites healthy person then dengue virus enters into that person. My Dengue Fever Symptoms and Treatment: First day morning feeling dull, but at evening suffering with severe body pains and at evening 102°F fever, chills. So immediately I have taken paracetamol tablet results temperature getting normal but continuing body pains. 2nd day morning went to doctor he advised for Blood test, Urine test and Malaria. All reports shows everything is normal So doctor said that this might be due to normal viral fever only due to weather conditions most of the people are suffering from viral fever. So advised paracetamol tablet for every 6 to 8 hours in a day But having BP 80/50. So immediately given NS and RL. Then I feel better. Doctor advised to take more liquids. What type of food I have taken I will explain shortly. 3rd day I didn’t get any fever. I have taken complete normal diet on 3rd day. Assumed that fever might be due to normal viral fever so I am completely recovered. But on 3rd day night I got high temperature so I have taken paracetamol at night. 4th day morning I went to hospital then noticed that my BP was 90/60, So given RL and NS salines, after sometime my BP near by normal i.e. 110/70 (Normal BP is 120/80). Daily 2NS and 2RL salines given in IV route to me (Not to fall the BP). I used to take 250 ml of liquid diet for every 1 to 2 hours (even at night time) This happened just because of my wife only. But in blood test diagnosed as NS-1 reactive means dengue positive. PLATELET COUNT NORMAL VALUE IS 1.5 TO 4 LAKHS MY PLATELET COUNT AS ON 4TH DAY IS 1.34 LAKHS. THEN I FELT THAT OK NO PROBLEM PLATELET COUNT IS MORE THAN 1 LAKH. From 5th day evening onwards I didn’t get any fever but looking weak. Continuing RL and NS salines. Red rashes appeared on my body (Itching too). 5th day evening platelet count will be 96000. Then actual tension started. Why because one of my friend one who got dengue his initial platelet count was 96,000 at morning, but 42,000 at evening. He felt lot of tension so he referred to Hyderabad even though he got cardiac arrest doctors did CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation) and electric shock but finally he died due to brain dead. Here also I too having same number of platelet count that is 96,000, I too slept on the same hospital bed. On 6th day red rashes size increased which is due to decreasing of platelet count. 6th day morning platelet count will be 52000. Now slowly I am getting tension. Same discussed with doctor. Then he said that decreasing of platelet count is common after the fever stops. So no need to worry. But if anywhere bleeding occurs need to do platelets transfusion, but now you don’t need that. On 6th day evening platelet count will be 34000. Then I am thinking that get treatment in local or shall I go to Hyderabad..? Same doubt expressed with doctor. He said that forget about platelet count, it may reduce further first observe yourself… Are you feeling better than yesterday or not ? Myself feeling better than yesterday except little bit headache, stomach pain, few red rashes on my body. Doctor: So you no need to fear, but if platelet count further reduced, you may need to do platelet translation, so get ready two donors belongs to your blood group. So I inform to my friends and family and make an arrangements for 2 donors. WHEN TO DO PLATELET TRANSFUSION IN DENGUE FEVER ? When blood comes from eyes, nose, gums, sometimes blood in stool or black stool then need to do platelet transfusion even platelet count is 40,000 to 50,000. Generally do platelet transfusion when platelet count is 10000 or less. On 7th day platelet count increased from 30000 to 60000. So I felt that I am completely recovered from dengue fever. But on 7thday evening platelet count decreased to 50,000. Later I came to know that if you check your platelet count in any best lab also you can get 10 to 15% error, so here also having same problem, so we may conclude as platelet count may started increasing. On 7th day I’m having some stomach pain so did LFT, here SGPT, SGOT values increased but doctor said no need to worry. HERE YOU HAVE TO OBSERVE ONE THING DENGUE FEVER IS DUE TO VIRUS. SO NO NEED TO USE ANY ANTIBIOTICS. You need to take only paracetamol salines and easily digestible food. If we use antibiotics platelet count may reduce rapidly. If you have any secondary bacterial infection along with Dengue then doctor will decide to use antibiotics or not. so you should not use antibiotics with your own decision. Few people do widal test on their own, If TO titre value comes as 1:160 they starts antibiotic, this may not correct decision. Because if titre value comes as 1:160 is not a confirmation for having typhoid, after few days if you get increasing titre value like 1:320 then you may confirm it as typhoid. So don’t use antibiotics without consulting doctor, especially in Dengue Fever, because these antibiotics may causes to reduce platelet count. THE MAGIC ON 7TH DAY : Due to Dengue virus platelet cells production stops. Platelet life span is 8 to 9 days, so days goes on platelet count will be reduced. When our immunity stops the dengue virus then only platelet cell production begins so days goes on platelet count comes to normal. THERE IS A PROVERB : When cold get reduced ? The answer is if use medicine Cold get reduce within a week and if you don’t use medicine cold get reduced within 7 days. Means if you use medicine or not cold get reduced within 7 days only. But for those 7 days you have to take proper food and care. Similarly dengue fever also… To kill the dengue virus our immunity takes 7 to 9 days, meanwhile you have to take proper food and care. On 8th day morning platelet count is 68,000 at evening platelet count is 79,000. Means increasing of platelets cells trend started so discharge me from hospital. On 9th day platelet count is 1.26 lakhs, on 12th day platelet count is 2.26 lakhs. But 7 to 10 days bed rest is must. Few people having weakness up to 3 months. So bed rest and proper food is very very important. DIET I HAVE FOLLOWED : For every 1 to 2 hours 250 ml of electrolyte water or coconut water or different type of fruit juices or fruits that is Apple, Pomegranate, Chiku, Papaya, Kiwi, Pineapple, Grapes… Note : While doing fruit juice use very less quantity of sugar or avoid it, better to add salt. because due to high sugar juices causes dehydration so be aware. Also I used to take Gunji, Ravva Ambali, Upma (with less oil), Rice (softened) & Dal (less spice) etc.. easily digested food. Doctor also suggested same. So I recovered within 7 days, rather I didn’t take any Papaya leaf juice. There is no scientific evidences to increasing platelet cells due to Papaya leaf juice. Especially WHO (World Health Organisation) not certified. I have seen few dengue cases one who used to drink Papaya leaf juice from day one. In those case also platelet count decreased up to 6 to 7th day and started increasing of platelet count from 7 to 8th day onwards. As per doctor few persons will get other side effects like vomiting and other problems due to Papaya leaf juice. Note : Few patients can’t tolerate more varieties of fruit juices, so those can take only one or two types of fruit juices, but better to take different types of fruit juices or fruits. If Dengue Fever comes 2nd time, it may get more severe than first time. So be Aware. ACTUALLY MOSQUITOES LIVES BY SUCKING OF PLANT LEAVES JUICE BUT WHY MOSQUITOES SUCK HUMAN BLOOD ? Normally male and female mosquitoes lives by sucking plant leaf juice but, female mosquito needs to obtain nutrients from Blood meal before it can produce eggs, so that mosquitoes can lay more eggs. PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID DENGUE FEVER : As we know dengue fever comes from Aedes aegypti mosquito bite. The mosquito can be recognised by white markings on its legs and a marking in the form of a lyre on the upper surface of its thorax, so that called as tiger mosquito. Mosquitoes used to bite 2 hours after sunrise and 2 hours before sunset. Likes to stay in shadow places only. to prevent dengue fever we must avoid biting of mosquitoes and control mosquitoes population. These lazy mosquitoes don’t fly above the knee, they prefer to bite lower part of the knee, so try to cover your body with clothes. Better to apply mosquito repellents to your body, but rarely few people may get allergy, so be aware. Good night and Allouts are common. HOW TO CONTROL MOSQUITO POPULATION : Lifespan of mosquitoes, Male mosquito can live only 10 days, female mosquito can live 42 to 52 days. Each female mosquito lays around 100 eggs on the stagnated and dirty water surface. This eggs may contain dengue virus. Think once if only 50 mosquitoes lays eggs in front of your home results we get 5000 mosquitoes which can transfer dengue virus, So try to remove that stagnated water or Pour kerosene or mosquitoes killing agent with this action we can save our family from 5000 dengue spreading mosquitoes by taking small discretion. So kindly remove stagnated water. Don’t keep pots or drums without lids or caps. Generally we can see small worms in our drums are nothing but lava and pupa of mosquitoes only. Use nets for doors and windows. If you do as I told you earlier then only we can protect our self rather killing of mosquitoes with Goodnight and Allout. Think once is it better to kill and control thousands and lakhs of unborn mosquitoes by taking small discretion or killing of limited mosquitoes by using mosquito bat. So take small precautions, keep the surrounding clean and protect ourselves from diseases. To watch this kind of informative videos please do subscribe. This is your’s Dr RaviKiran Vet, Thank you and Jai Hind.