Most of us wait for our favorite season i.e. Monsoon. It brings variety of things together like raindrops, relief from heat, samosas and Pakoras and plenty of diseases. Some call it flu season. So be alert because it is the time to implement a phrase:
“Prevention is better than Cure”
These diseases can be preventable while some need special attention of doctor i.e. medical attention as they can be fatal.
The lists of diseases which you need to watch out are:
This is a fever caused by female mosquito Aedes Algypti which usually bites a person in day time. It is also known as Break bone fever.
Drastic fall in platelets count
Chikungunya is caused by mosquitoes named Aedes Alpopictus born in stagnated water found in air conditioners, plants, utensils, pipes, coolers etc. It bites you at any time day or night.
Pain in joints
Pain in eyes
Muscle pain etc.
3. Influenza (cold/ flu):
It is a viral infection which affects our respiratory system. Commonly known as flu or cold. Don’t take this lightly as this can be deadly. It is contagious in nature.
It is most common disease during monsoon caused by female anopheles mosquito which breeds in waterlogged areas.
Typhoid is caused due to poor sanitation and known as water borne disease. It is a bacterial infection and can be fatal. Typhoid is caused by bacteria named Salmonella tophi.
6. Viral fever:
Its symptoms may confuse you. It is caused due to various viruses and its commonly caused by acute viral rhino pharyngitis and it is the most infectious disease.
Cholera is an infectious disease caused due to contaminated water which leads to dehydration and if not treated on time can lead to death. It also can be caused due to street food, raw fish, sea food etc.
Low blood pressure
Cramps in muscles
Dry mouth , throat, nose, eyelids
Leptospirosis is a disease caused by Leptospira. It is found in fresh water ponds, soil, waterfalls which are infected by the germs of infected animal’s urine.
This is exactly not a disease but several possible symptoms indicate that it is an illness. In medical term yellowing of skin and eyes is defined as “Jaundice”.
yellowing of skin and eyes
Preventive measures to be adopted to protect you from this disease are as follows:
Drink boil water
Wash your hands
Healthy & Balanced diet
Vit C rich food
Cover your mouth while sneezing
Keep your surrounding clean
Keep distance from infected person
Use mosquito nets & repellants
Wear full sleeves cloths
Use separate hand towel etc.
Note: Medical information provided in article is intended only for information and should not be considered as medical advice.