We all shouldn’t forget monsoon diseases while go out, dancing in the rain and enjoying our favorite “pakora”, ”kachori” and “hot tea”. Don’t forget you are at risk of falling ill in the season and in order to keep yourself safe, you need to know the most common diseases that you need to stay away from, especially parents of small children need to be extra-careful during rainy season to prevent such disorder. Here are ten most common monsoon diseases we must know.
1. Cold & Flu:
The most common diseases that are found in rainy season are “cold and flu”. This is usually occurs due to fluctuation in the temperature. If you are a working citizen, student or a mother, you need to protect yourself from these illnesses and prevent from getting sick as this disease is mostly turns as viral infection and transfers from one to other.
In rainy season the most common monsoon disease that catches you in the rainy season is “malaria”. This disease is spread by Female Anopheles mosquito. Since, there is a problem of water logging during the rainy season, mosquitoes get conducive conditions to breed and the symptoms that shows in patient during malaria are fever at regular intervals, bouts of shivering, muscle pain and weakness.
Another most common and deadly disease that spreads during monsoon is “cholera”. This disease is caused by contaminated food and water and also poor hygienic conditions help this disease to spread. Where there is no proper way of cleanliness and poor sanitation facilities, this disease spread fastly. Common symptoms of cholera are severe diarrhea with watery stool and vomiting which causes immediate water loss and muscle cramps.
“Diarrhea” is the most widespread monsoon disease. It is caused due to unhygienic consumption or handling of foods and water. Since during these days, the digestive functioning deteriorates, therefore diarrhea develops on eating foods prepared with low quality oil. Moreover, as we love to eat chat, golgapas, dahi baray etc in rainy season and in excitement we forget to take care of hygiene in these items which is basic cause of quick spread ness of diarrhea.
“Typhoid” is another highly infectious disease that spreads during the monsoon season. This disease is caused by contaminated food and water. Prolonged high fever, severe abdomen pain, headache, vomits are common symptoms of this disease. The worst part is that the infection of this disease can remain in the gall bladder of the patient even after he/she is cured.
As in “colitis”, the bacteria present in polluted water and food and if polluted water/foods reach into the intestine and get infected, it produces swelling. The patient feels difficulty in eating and drinking. He/She feels intense burning sensation after eating and can turns in worst condition by mixing of blood with stool.
7. Hepatitis A:
As we all know increase in number of flies is weird part of monsoon season and the disease of “Hepatitis A” is generally caused by flies. It can also spread by coming in direct contact of the patient. The symptoms of this disease are similar to flu i.e. high fever together with headache, pain in joints and vomiting.
8. Sheet Pitt:
During the monsoon disease of “Sheet Pitt” (Chapaki) is much more rampant. It occurs due to the hot-cold environs. In this condition terrible itching develops on skin, perforations erupt on affected parts and the suffering patient feels intense burning.
You can also suffer from “Jaundice” in this rainy season as it spreads through contaminated water and food. Street foods play major part in this disease. You may get weakness, yellow urine, vomiting and liver dysfunction in this virus.
Widely spreading disease in Pakistan is “dengue fever” and possibility of having this disease increases in monsoon. It is caused by tiger mosquitoes due to which you will feel fever, body aching, joint pain and rash.fas
Itâ€™s not so difficult to deal with such illnesses associated with monsoon; we should be aware of most common monsoon diseases and do some precautionary manners to get rid of them.