Common Diseases in Monsoons

Monsoon may bring relief from the heat, but it also brings with it many diseases. So let's know which diseases can happen in monsoon-

Mosquito-borne diseases are more common during the rainy season. During this time most people have to suffer from cold, cough, and cold. Along with this, there is also a risk of getting many diseases including dengue, and malaria.

So let's know which diseases can happen in monsoon-

  1. Dengue 

Dengue is the most common disease occurring during monsoon. It is spread by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. In this condition, you may feel a high fever. Along with this, swollen lymph glands, rashes, headaches, and body aches are also symptoms of dengue.

  1. Chikungunya

Chikungunya is caused by mosquitoes that breed in stagnant water. These mosquitoes are found in tanks, coolers, plants, utensils, and water pipes. Chikungunya is also a common disease in monsoon. Symptoms of Chikungunya include joint pain, high fever, fatigue, and chills.

  1. Malaria 

Malaria is also extremely common during the rainy season. This disease is also spread through mosquito bites. It can be a serious disease. In this condition, you may feel symptoms like high fever, body aches, chills, sweating, and loss of blood in the body. Consult a doctor if you see these symptoms.

  1. Typhoid

Typhoid is a highly contagious monsoon disease. This disease is usually caused by eating contaminated food and drinking water. Prolonged high fever, weakness, abdominal pain, constipation, headache, and vomiting are symptoms of typhoid.

  1. Viral Fever

By the way, viral fever can happen in any season. But the cases of viral fever are seen more in monsoon. Symptoms of viral fever include fever, fatigue, dizziness, weakness, chills, muscle aches, and body, and joint pain.

  1. Diarrhea

The problem of diarrhea is also often seen in monsoon. Most children have to face this problem. Symptoms of diarrhea include frequent stools, abdominal cramps, fever, bloating, nausea, blood in the stool, and thin stools.

  1. Stomach Infection

Stomach infection occurs when you consume unhealthy things. Gastroenteritis is a common infection of the stomach, which occurs during this season. Symptoms of infection include fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.

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