Viral fever symptom: Protection, Medicine
Viral fever is also called seasonal fever in common parlance. This fever is caused by a type of very microscopic virus.
In this, the patient suddenly gets a high fever. Apart from this, the patient often has severe headaches, pain in the hands and feet, and body.
Due to viral fever
This fever is caused by a type of very microscopic organism virus that is present in the secretions of the upper respiratory tract of the patient. when the patient coughs and sneezes
So this virus reaches the cells of the respiratory system of the people present nearby by air and increases its number and causes various symptoms in the patient.
People going or living in cinema halls, schools, hospitals, camps, buses or trains and other crowded places easily become victims of this disease.
The patient suddenly develops a high fever (105-106 D.F.). Along with this, severe headache, pain in hands and feet and body, sore throat, cold, cough, burning sensation in the eyes, vomiting, and many other symptoms occur.
Some also have pain in the stomach. Even after the fever subsides, the patient remains weak for weeks.
Keep in mind that if the fever does not subside in 4-5 days, then the fever may be due to some other reason as well.
Viral fever diagnosis
There is no difficulty in diagnosing the disease on the basis of the above symptoms. The most important thing is that in this disease, along with the sudden onset of high fever, severe tearing (pain) in the whole body and cold-like symptoms are seen.
Viral fever results
Sometimes this disease becomes complicated and takes a serious form. The main complication of this disease is pneumonia in which the patient’s lungs become inflamed.
In such a situation, the patient has a cough, chest pain, and shortness of breath. In some patients, the tongue and nails turn blue, which is a serious condition.
Apart from this, myocarditis, ‘pericarditis’, ‘meningitis’, gastritis, etc. can be a nuisance in this disease.
Protection against viral fever
Where the disease is widespread. So as far as possible avoid going in the crowd. Now there are also preventive vaccines against this disease. are available.
What should we eat
Give light digestible, clean, and fresh food to the patient. Avoid impure fruit juices. Give milk, thin khichdi, thin porridge, moong dal, etc. to the patient.
Being a viral disease, there are many special medicines for this disease. For symptoms like fever, headache, and body aches, medicines like ‘Paracetamol’, ‘Crocin’, ‘Metacin’, ‘And Calpol’ are considered useful, cheap, and relatively safe,
But the medicine should be taken under the supervision of a doctor.
Sometimes their opposite effects are also seen.
Aspirin has also been found beneficial in viral fever. But this medicine should not be given to asthma, liver, and peptic ulcer patients and children.
Never take this medicine on an empty stomach.
Alcohol drinkers also should not take this medicine, they may have stomach bleeding. Ampicillin, Tetracycline Septran, Ciplain D.S. in Viral Fever. Do not give antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, and chloramphenicol even by mistake.
These medicines have no good role in this disease. But when in the patient with viral fever, bacteria also attack and cause bacterial pneumonia.
In such a situation, it becomes necessary to give ampicillin, ciprofloxacin, which is effective against bacteria. Nevertheless, after examining the sputum, take appropriate antibiotics accordingly.
Cough syrups containing codeine (Mits Codeine Compound) are fine for relieving cough but do not take in excess. Codeine causes constipation.
If the patient with viral fever is also vomiting, then Domperidone should be given to the patient. Consumption of Polycrol, ‘Diazine’ is beneficial. Instruct the rest of the patient to rest at all costs.