Monsoon diseases and infections normally spread in places with poor sanitation facilities. Apart from the common diseases , skin infections become common due to warm, wet and humid climate. The first step to prevention would be to maintain safe, clean and hygenic surroundings.

PREVENTION OF DISEASES DURING MONSOON

Drink only clean water

Drink only clean water

Avoid Street Vendors During Monsoon Season

Avoid Street Vendors

Wash hand frequently during monsoon

Wash Hands Frequently

Use Mosquio repellents in monsoon

Use mosquito repellents

Use Umbrella in monsoon

Stay Dry / Use Umbrella

YOUR FEVER MIGHT BE MORE THAN JUST VIRAL!

The monsoon season can prove to be a health menace as there are various diseases that come with the rains. Rains cause puddles, that are easy breeding grounds for mosquitoes. There is also high level of contamination of food and water due to poor sanitation facilities. Here are a few most common monsoon diseases to look out for, and the tests for diagnosing them accurately.

TYPHOID

Prolonged fever and
headache

Severe abdominal pain
with or without colic

Skin rash

Confusion


Diagnostic tests: Widal, Typhidot

HEPATITIS A & E

Nausea, vomitting
and fever

Yellow
discoloured urine

Loss of appetite

Upper
abdominal pain

Diagnostic tests: IgM

DENGUE

Sudden onset of fever

Muscles and Joint pain

Headache, skin rash

Diagnostic tests: Dengue Ns-1 IgG, IgM, NS-1 antigen, CBC

MALARIA

Severe headache, fever
with chills and sweating

Muscular fatigue
and pain

Nausea and vomitting

Diagnostic tests:
Malaria antigen

Neck Pain

Pain in head
and neck

Fever without chills

Fever with or
without chills

Diagnostic Tests

Diagnostic tests:
IgG, IgM

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