Dengue shock syndrome is the most acute stage of dengue hemorrhagic fever in which the circulatory and other vital body systems of the patient reels in a shock-like state. The early symptoms of dengue shock syndrome are similar to those of dengue fever but they worsen and culminate into a shock state. The early symptoms of dengue hemorrhagic fever include fever, headache, decreased appetite, vomiting, joint and muscle aches.
If the dengue hemorrhagic fever shows the following signs, it means that dengue shock syndrome is impending –
Dengue fever shock syndrome can occur after 2 to 6 days of infection and can be seen to affect the patient with –
These symptoms of dengue shock syndrome affects the children below 10 years much more severely than others.
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