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Dengue fever is contracted from the bite of a striped Aedes aegypti mosquito. Symptoms of dengue include headache, fever, exhaustion, severe joint and muscle pain, rash, and swollen glands. Since dengue is caused by a virus, there is no specific medicine to treat it. Treatment instead focuses on relieving the symptoms.

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Terms related to Dengue Fever:

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  • Southeast Asian Hemorrhagic Fever
  • Thai Hemorrhagic Fever