A Dangerous Epidemic: Rainy Season Diseases to Watch Out For
The rainy season comes with more than just wet weather. It brings along a dangerous epidemic that can make people sick, apart from the common flu. These diseases spread rapidly during this period, making it crucial for us to be alert and take necessary precautions.
1. Influenza (Flu)
This group of respiratory diseases is widespread and well-known. Symptoms of the flu include high fever, muscle aches, coughing, and mucus. It can lead to complications like pneumonia, especially in high-risk groups such as children, the elderly, and people with underlying health conditions. To prevent the flu, it is important to frequently wash hands, wear masks, and avoid close contact with sick individuals.
2. Dengue Fever
Transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, dengue fever is a deadly disease that breeds in stagnant water. Initial symptoms mimic those of common viral infections, including fever, body aches, and bone pain. After a few days, the fever subsides, but bleeding spots, cold extremities, and shock can occur. Preventive measures include using mosquito repellents and eliminating mosquito breeding grounds.
3. Acute Diarrhea
This group of gastrointestinal infections is caused by consuming food contaminated with microorganisms. Symptoms include watery diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps, with possible blood in the stool. To prevent infection, it is advised to consume hot food with a medium spoon and maintain thorough hand hygiene.
Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that enters the body through wounds or mucosal surfaces. Mainly detected in animals like dogs, rats, pigs, and livestock, those at the highest risk are farmers, animal farm workers, as well as individuals working in drainage systems or being exposed to floods for extended periods. Symptoms include high fever, headache, muscle pain, and red eyes. Precautionary measures against leptospirosis include avoiding waterlogged areas and wearing protective shoes.
These four diseases are considered highly dangerous, and it is crucial to seek immediate medical attention if any symptoms arise. Timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment can prevent the conditions from worsening and causing life-threatening complications. Remember, prioritizing your health and taking preventive measures is key to avoiding easily falling prey to these illnesses.
A dangerous epidemic!! that comes with “rain”
During this time, the rain continues to fall almost every day, which can cause illness. It’s not just the flu that makes many people sick easily during this period, but there are also other diseases that come with the rain and can make them sick. Or you can call it epidemic during the rainy season. Can we see what diseases there are? That we have to be careful!!
The first disease is “flu” This disease is a group of respiratory diseases. That is quite common. Symptoms of the disease are high fever, muscle aches and pains. Cough and mucus Including complications that are often found in patients in high-risk groups such as children, the elderly, and people with underlying diseases, that is, pneumonia. A simple tip to prevent disease is to wash your hands often and wear a mask. Avoid contact or close contact with sick people The next disease is “dengue fever” which is a disease carried by Aedes mosquitoes. They lay eggs in water that are stuck in various places. The symptoms of the disease are that the patient will initially have symptoms similar to normal viral infections, such as fever, body aches, bone pain, and high fever for about 2-7 days, then the fever will subside, it will decrease There are abnormal bleeding spots and cold hands and feet, leading to shock. Recommendations to prevent the disease include the application of mosquito repellents, elimination of mosquito breeding grounds, etc. The next disease is “acute diarrhoea”, a group of infectious diseases of the gastrointestinal tract that are commonly caused by eating food that has been to contamination from micro-organisms That causes disease in the digestive system, intestines, dysentery, food poisoning Symptoms of the disease are diarrhoea, watery diarrhoea, fever, and abdominal cramps If infected, it may stool mixed with blood. Advice to prevent illness is to eat hot food with a medium spoon and wash your hands thoroughly. The last disease is “Leptospirosis” is a group of infectious diseases. which passes through a wound or mucosal surface This disease is mainly found in dogs, rats, pigs, cattle and buffalo, which are at the greatest risk of infection. Apparently it’s impossible to escape from farmers. animal farm worker People who work in the field of digging drainage pipes Or people who have been treading in floods for a long time. The symptoms of the disease are There is an acute high fever, headache, muscle pain in the calves and thighs, red eyes. prevention of the disease is not to go out Full of water Wear protective shoes.
** All 4 diseases are considered quite dangerous. If anyone has symptoms of these diseases You should see a doctor immediately for a diagnosis. and receive correct and appropriate treatment quickly. Before it gets worse and causes serious life-threatening complications… In any case, don’t forget to take care of your health. Take precautions first so you don’t get sick easily, everyone.
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