4 Diseases That Often Appear During the Rainy Season and How to Prevent Them All

4 Diseases That Often Appear During the Rainy Season and How to Prevent Them All – With the rainy season approaching, people are advised to be vigilant and stay healthy.

The reason is that many diseases can appear during these wet months, such as the common cold or even.

In addition to dengue, leptospirosis is also a disease that often occurs during the rainy season, especially in areas with a lot of ponds or flood conditions.

Here are some of the diseases that can appear in the rainy season, citing:

1. The flu

Nasal congestion from influenza patients can make it difficult to sleep

Influenza is a contagious respiratory disease caused by the influenza virus. This disease can be mild to severe.

Symptoms are feeling unwell, fever, aches and pains, weakness, lethargy, sneezing, and muscle and joint pain.

This virus is spread through body fluids such as mucus or saliva, which can be transmitted through the mouth, nose, or hands that touch contaminated objects.

How to prevent this by exercising and getting enough rest, increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables, washing hands and wearing a mask when you have a cold.

Shutterstock / Tacio Philip Sansonovski Illustration of a mosquito infected with dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF). So far this year, 517 people have been exposed to dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) in Jambi, resulting in 5 deaths.

Dengue fever is a disease caused by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

This disease causes symptoms of high fever and influenza. If dengue fever is not treated properly, it is life-threatening.

Diseases caused by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which often occur in the rainy season when mosquito breeding increases

4 Diseases That Often Appear During the Rainy Season and How to Prevent Them All

How to prevent disease is like doing 3M i.e. draining the bathtub, closing the water container, using second-hand goods and doing PSN (mosquito nest eradication).

3. Diarrhea

FREEPIK / 8PHOTO Hard bowel movements can be a sign that our bodies lack fiber.

Indigestion is characterized by watery bowel movements 3 (three) or more times a day.

Diarrhea is caused by eating food contaminated with bacteria, viruses or parasites. Diarrhea is caused by the bacteria Escherichia coli, salmonella, shigella, and others.

How to prevent constipation by washing hands with soap under running water, defecate in place, and keep food clean and healthy.

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Shutterstock/CGN089 Illustration of leptospirosis, danger of leptospirosis, characteristics of leptospirosis, prevention of leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease caused by the bacteria Leptospira enterogens and transmitted by animals.

In Indonesia, most of the animals that can transmit the disease are rats, through their urine feces.

If a person is near soil or water where infected animals defecate, the germs can invade their bodies through wounds on the skin, such as scrapes and open wounds, including wounds that have begun to dry out.

Leptospira bacteria can also enter through the nose, mouth, or genitals.

How to prevent leptospirosis, that is, keep the surrounding environment clean, avoid playing in the water during floods, especially when injured, wear protective shoes when going to flooded areas, and seek medical attention if you are sick with sudden fever symptoms, headache accompanied by chills.

(Source: Ministry of Health, Sapto Adhi, Editor: Irawan Sapto Adhi)

4 Diseases That Often Appear During the Rainy Season and How to Prevent Them All

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