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Why do dengue patients have stomachache?

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    1 decade ago
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    Abdominal pain is a commonly reported symptom in DF. The reported causes of abdominal pain in DF

    include hepatitis, pancreatitis, acaculous cholecystitis and peptic ulcer disease.

    Out of the 100 patients presenting with fever and pain abdomen, 55 patients were diagnosed to

    have DF. The remaining 45 patients had other causes of fever with pain abdomen. The various causes

    of pain abdomen diagnosed in patients with DF were: acute hepatitis, acalculus cholecystitis, acute

    pancreatitis, appendicitis, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, enteritis, peptic ulcer disease and gastric

    erosions in 20 (36.4%), 9 (16.4%), 8 (14.5%), 3 (5.45%), 2 (3.63%), 8 (14.54%), 2 (3.63%) and 3 (5.45%)

    of the patients respectively.

    searo.who.int/.../Dengue_Bulletins_Volumes_29_(2005)_CHAPTER10.pdf

    Can't find another better source.

    Good luck.

  • 1 decade ago

    hey...when i got dengue....i didnt feel any stomachache!?...hehehehhehee

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