In the beginning of dengue, patients may have severe headache, muscle pain and joint pain can also bother people.
Dengue and Malaria: In the midst of increasing cases of corona, people of the country’s capital Delhi are increasingly suffering from dengue. According to government data, the number of people who have been affected by dengue this year is the highest since 2018. In Delhi alone, more than 120 dengue cases have been reported so far. Apart from this, there has also been an increase in malaria patients. Let us know in detail about these two diseases –
What is Dengue disease? when the rainy season comes Dengue It is a mosquito-borne viral disease. People become infected with this disease by the bite of a mosquito called Aedes. Please tell that these mosquitoes are more visible in clean water and most of the people bite in the morning. According to health experts, you do not get to know it immediately after the bite of the Aedes mosquito, rather symptoms start appearing only after about 3 to 5 days have passed.
Know its symptoms: According to experts, in the beginning of dengue, patients can have severe headache, muscle pain and joint pain can also bother people. Apart from this, high fever, shivering like chills in the body, excessive sweating, weakness, fatigue, loss of appetite, bleeding gums and vomiting can also be a sign of dengue. According to experts, the symptoms of dengue usually appear in 3 to 14 days.
At the same time, in some people, people may also have problems like pain near the eyes, swollen glands, rashes. According to experts, dengue can also be fatal in some cases. In severe cases, blood vessel damage can occur and platelets may decrease. In this case, shortness of breath, restlessness, frequent vomiting, bleeding in the urine and excessive abdominal pain can occur.
How to defend: To reduce the risk of dengue, do not allow water to accumulate in and around the house, do not keep water in coolers and buckets. Always keep the garbage can covered and avoid keeping water in any empty vessel. Also, wear clothes that cover the whole body.
What is Malaria? Malaria disease female anopheles Mosquito It is caused by bites, it is a type of infectious disease. Health experts call it one of the most deadly diseases in the world. The chances of catching this disease increase during the rainy season.
These may be symptoms: Common symptoms of this disease include fever and body pain. According to health experts, patients suffering from this disease may feel very cold and the body temperature remains in the range of 101 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit. In addition, shortness of breath, headache, liver enlargement, abdominal pain, dizziness, diarrhoea, anemia, vomiting, and tremors may occur.
Know the preventive measures: Maintaining cleanliness is essential to avoid malaria. Do not allow water to collect around the house and adopt methods like sprinkling DDT in drains. Also, eat immunity boosting foods.