10 Most Common Monsoon Diseases

The monsoon season is a respite for everyone as it comes after summers and refreshes everyone. However, we should not forget that it carries with it numerous deadly diseases like Malaria, Cholera, Dengue, Chikungunya and other fatal diseases. Every year different types of mosquitoes are born causing an outbreak of diseases.

Here are few home remedies you can try to keep your surroundings mosquito free and stay protected against the deadly mosquito bite both inside & outside your home.

Here is a list of 10 most common monsoon diseases:

  1. Dengue
  2. Chikungunya
  3. Malaria
  4. Cholera
  5. Typhoid
  6. Viral fever
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Influenza
  9. Leptospirosis
  10. Stomach Infections
  1. Dengue :

    Dengue is the most common disease caused during monsoon. It is spread by what’s known as the tiger mosquito. In order to protect these mosquitoes bites apply a thin layer of mosquito repellent gel or mosquito repellent lotion from Odomos.

    Symptoms:

    • High fever
    • Swollen lymph nodes
    • Rashes
    • Headache
    • Low palette count
    • Hypersensitivity
  2. Chikungunya:

    Chikungunya is caused by mosquitoes born in stagnated water. These mosquitoes are found in overhead tanks, coolers, plants, utensils and water pipes. This disease is caused by tiger Aedes Albopictus. Here are some of the home remedies for chikungunya that actually works.

    Symptoms:

    • Acute joint pain
    • High fever
    • Fatigue
    • Chills
  3. Malaria:

    The most common disease in rainy season is "Malaria". It is spread by mosquitoes since there is a problem of water clogging during rainy season which is a breeding ground for mosquitoes to breed. Read more about mosquito borne diseases. For relieving the pain caused due to malaria, you can follow some of the home remedies for malaria.

    Symptoms:

    • High fever
    • Body ache
    • Body Chills
    • Sweating
    • Severe anemia
  4. Cholera:

    Another common disease is Cholera. This disease is caused due to the consumption of contaminated food and water. Poor sanitation and hygiene also causes it. Cholera needs immediate treatment because it can cause death within hours. You can use Odomos mosquito repellent spray or mosquito repellent cream to keep these mosquitoes away.

    Symptoms:

    • Low blood pressure
    • Thirst
    • Muscle cramps
    • Rapid heart rate
    • Dry mucous membrane
    • Loss of skin elasticity
  5. Typhoid:

    Typhoid is a highly infectious monsoon related disease. This disease is usually caused by contaminated food and water.

    Symptoms:

    • Prolonged high fever
    • Weakness
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Constipation
    • Headaches
    • Vomiting
  6. Viral fever:

    This is a common disease throughout the year but is more prominent during monsoon season.

    Symptoms:

    • Fever
    • Fatigue
    • Dizziness
    • Weakness
    • Body chills
    • Muscle, body and joint pain
    • Inflammation of the pharynx
  7. Diarrhea:

    Diarrhea is one of the most common health complaints during monsoon season. It can range from a temporary condition, to a potentially life threatening one. This can be caused due to the consumption of unhygienic food and water.

    Symptoms:

    • Loose watery stools
    • Abdominal cramps
    • Fever
    • Bloating
    • Nausea
    • Blood in the stool
  8. Influenza:

    This usually happens due to the change in weather and fluctuation in temperature. You need to protect yourself from this illness as it can turn into a viral infection and transfer from one person to another.

    Symptoms:

    • Fever
    • Aching muscles
    • Sweating
    • Headache
    • Nasal congestion
    • Sore throat
    • Dry, persistent cough
  9. Leptospirosis:

    This is a fairly uncommon bacterial infection which is transmitted from animals to humans. If you have any open bruises or cuts, it’s better to cover them when stepping out to avoid getting this disease and any other infections. During monsoon, it can be caused through the skin being prone to water-logging.

    Symptoms:

    • High fever
    • Headache
    • Muscle aches
    • Abdominal pain
    • Red eyes
    • Rashes
    • Diarrhea
  10. Stomach Infections:

    Stomach infections happen when you consume unhygienic food and liquid products. Gastroenteritis is one common stomach infection that occurs in this season. Drinking enough boiled water and home cooked food is advised in this situation.

    Symptoms:

    • Low grade fever
    • Nausea, vomiting or both
    • Abdominal cramps and pain
    • Diarrhea

How to protect yourself from diseases spread by mosquitoes during monsoon?

Mosquito repellent is the best way to prevent yourself from mosquito bites and stay out of the reach of mosquitoes. Applying a good quality and natural mosquito repellent like Odomos will provide 99.9% protection against mosquito bite, have no side effect on your skin and make the effect stay on you for more than 8 hours. It contains natural ingredients, safe for children, gets easily absorbed by the skin and smells great too. It is easy to carry in your travel kit as it is available in cream, spray, gel, roll on, wrist band and patch formats.

Source: https://www.wockhardthospitals.com/most-common-monsoon-diseases-and-how-to-prevent-them

 

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