When dengue fever requires immediate hospitalization

Such as repeated vomiting; abdominal pain; bursting with fussing, tired, lying in a place without playing; cold limbs, sweating; stop eating and stop sucking; bleeding from the nose, bleeding from the roots of the teeth, vomiting blood, black stools, bleeding from the genital area in girls… should be hospitalized immediately, even during the night.

This is the most dangerous stage of dengue fever. In case of delay, the child may have a deep shock, difficult treatment.

Children are at risk of many severe complications (respiratory failure, blood clotting disorders, liver damage, multiple organ failure…), even death.

“Infants, obese, with chronic diseases such as cardiovascular, kidney, asthma … or the house is too far from the hospital, there are no follow-up conditions that require hospitalization to receive close care in the first place,” according to experts.

The majority of dengue patients can be monitored and cared for at home, usually the disease goes away on its own within 7 days.

However, about 10-20% of patients become aggravated, prolonging the duration of treatment if not detected in time and properly treated.

Many of whom are late admitted to the hospital, having entered the shock phase, 13 severe cases requiring intensive care such as mechanical ventilation, dialysis, blood transfusions and blood preparations.