My friend has been diagnosed with dengue fever since last week evening. His platelets were 1,35,000 five days back, then decreased a day later to 1,17,0000. Then next day night he was admitted in hospital because his platelets reduce again and count was 80,000. After admitting, his platelets are still reducing. Next day evening was 66,000 and today morning is 60,000. But he is feeling well as compared to starting days. Right now he has very low fever, no headache.
We are very worried about platelets count. How we can increase and why still platelets count are decreasing after admitting him? The doctor is giving only Paracetamol saline. No medicine. Could you please suggest what we need to do or it will recover soon? He is taking 5 litre water daily and fruits apple, kiwi.