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Should I talk to my doctor about my dengue fever symptoms?

Talk to your doctor about dengue fever symptoms if you have traveled to areas where dengue fever occurs or recently had a mosquito bite. Talk to your doctor immediately if you are experiencing high fever, continual vomiting, pain in the abdomen, difficulty breathing, or bleeding of your gums or nose. These symptoms could indicate a more severe strain of the disease and the effects of the symptoms require more urgent medical treatment

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