Dengue fever can become very serious if the element of hemorrhage sets in. If the following symptoms are observed, take immediate steps for the patient.
1. Abdominal pain
2. Persistent vomitting
3. Weakness, increasing sleepiness
4. Cold sweats
5. Shortness of breath
6. Dark color urine
7. Lot of drinking fluids but very low urinary output.
If you or any body near you is found to have these symptoms, NEVER wait and IMMEDIATELY take the patient to the nearest emergency hospital. Any time spent at home will be wasted and can be fatal.
For more information a helpline by the government of Punjab has been set up. You can try this number: 0800-99000 (toll free).