“I have been diagnosed with Dengue fever. What should I do? Should I worry?”

Having a confirmation of dengue infection, the doctor might allow you to return back home after a thorough evaluation of the routine blood test (CBC). You will be reassured and encouraged to stay well hydrated by adequately drinking plenty of fluids, advised to return back if feeling worse or on the next follow up which usually is within a day or two later. The follow up visit is to assess the general condition and to assess the dynamic changes of the different cell counts in the blood test usually seen in dengue infection.

Several symptoms such as nausea with persistent . . . → Read More: “I have been diagnosed with Dengue fever. What should I do? Should I worry?”

Where is Mahidol University’s Travel Clinic?

Sometimes it is difficult for foreign visitors to reach our clinic especially if they use taxi. It is true that we are under Mahidol University, however do not just call the taxi and let him drive to “Mahidol’s Travel Clinic” or “Mahidol’s Hospital”. It is very easy to get confused or even get lost. Why?? Here are some explanations and recommendation.

1. Mahidol University is a very big university. In Bangkok metropolitan alone, we have 3 different campuses in different part of Bangkok. So, let’s say, if you just say, “Go to Mahidol University”. The cab’s driver may not . . . → Read More: Where is Mahidol University’s Travel Clinic?