Symptoms of Dengue
The incubation period of the disease is 3-14 days.
Between 40% and 80% of infections are asymptomatic, which means they can go unnoticed.
In cases where there are symptoms, there tends to be a flu-like clinical picture, which includes:
These symptoms don’t tend to last for more than ten days, although the convalescence period may be much longer.
In a small number of cases, the patient may develop symptoms of severe dengue. The warning signs may include:
Intense abdominal pain.
Bleeding nose or gums.
Neurological alterations, lethargy or restlessness.