Why do dengue patients have stomachache?
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- .Lv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
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.
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- 1 decade ago
hey...when i got dengue....i didnt feel any stomachache!?...hehehehhehee