Patient Comments: Dengue Fever- Treatment

Since it's a virus, what type of treatment did you receive to relieve symptoms associated with dengue fever?

Comment from: Vic101, 25-34 Male (Caregiver) Published: September 16

We use the extract of papaya leaves to manage the drop of platelets. It has always worked among those who did it. In one case of a girl in a hospital, she was just told to wait till the cycle passes and nothing could be done, according to the doctors. When we asked her to drink the liquid extracts (by pounding) of papaya leaves, the drop of platelets stopped and started to climb up. After a few days, I asked again how she was and she said that her platelets went down again. I asked her whether she continued to drink papaya leaf extract. She said she did not. So we suggested to her to continue it, then immediately her platelets went up again and soon she got well.

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