Viral infections are extremely common. Every other person seems to be having one infection or the other. Mostly, viruses are spread when an infected person talks, coughs, or sneezes. Viruses of dengue and chikungunya are spread by the bite of mosquitoes.
THINGS TO DO IN CASE OF VIRAL INFECTION
-Most viral infections are self-limiting.
-Get plenty of rest.
-Drink plenty of fluids (3-4 liters)to prevent dehydration.
-Take medicine such as Paracetamol 650 mg (maximum of 4 tablets in a day).
– Don’t take any other pain killer or any other medicine.
– Don’t take antibiotics or do unnecessary blood tests.