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Light fever, cold, report shows dengue IgG, no dengue IgM. Treatment?

Hi doctor I am divakar age 22 I have light fever and cold for last 1 week or so I consulted my doctor and he asked me to take dengue test yesterday I recevided the report and it shows I have dengue IgG (1.207 OD units ) and no dengue IgM and the main thing is I don't have any symptoms for dengue tat is no high fever , vomiting, no abdominal pain and the platelets counts are good 2.80 lakhs and are normal lay distributed too.

I have a question on tis whether it is curable if so wat medicine I can take and I am India

My doctor advices me to take hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablet.

Pls give me advice I am bit worried whether the disease will go serious I want it to stop now .
Asked On : Wed, 16 Oct 2013
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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

IgG and IgM are antibodies, these are formed by the body in response to different circumstances including infection.
IgM is formed when a person becomes infected acutely (in the initial part of the infection) and IgG is formed after and it may remain.

The presence of the IgG may indicate that you had a previous infection with dengue.

The fever and cold symptoms are likely related to one of the viruses that can cause the common cold. The symptoms are treated symptomatically.

You can use antipyretics to treat the fever and antihistamines , decongestants and cough medication to treat any additional symptoms.

Fluid and rest would also be important.

I hope this helps
Answered: Wed, 16 Oct 2013
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