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Are there alternative treatments for dengue fever?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There is no specific alternative way of treating dengue fever. Doctors commonly recommend taking acetaminophen for the pain and fever and drinking plenty of fluids to combat the risk of dehydration. Rest is very important and anything you can do to promote getting rest will be beneficial.

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