Fever is a temporary rise in the body temperature, often due to an illness. It is a signal that there is something out of the ordinary is going on in the body.
It is very important to rule all the exact cause of fever and start the treatment accordingly, there are many reasons that may cause a fever like infection, heat exhaustion, COVID-19, vaccines and immunizations, cancer, malaria, etc.
This package helps in screening of some of the common causes of fever like malaria, dengue, COVID-19 etc.
Dengue fever is a painful, debilitating mosquito-borne disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses.
Malaria is a disease caused by a plasmodium parasite, transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes.
This package is advised for those suffering from chronic fever to identify the cause and get treated accordingly.
Frequently asked questions
What are the symptoms of malaria?
Signs of malaria are similar to flu. That may include:
Fever with sweating
Headache and muscle aches
Chest pain, breathing difficulty with/without cough
Diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting
As malaria progresses, it can cause anaemia and jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes).
What is the treatment for dengue?
There is no specific treatment for dengue fever. Fever reducers and pain killers can be taken to control the symptoms of muscle aches and pains, and fever as advised by a doctor.
Can you test negative and test positive later for Covid-19?
Yes, it is possible. You may get negative results if the sample was collected early during the infection and test positive later during the illness. You may also be exposed to COVID-19 after the test and get infected then. Even if you test negative, you still should take steps to protect yourself and others.