Water Borne Diseases


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The common illness that comes with the rainy season are due to contaminated food, water, poor hygiene etc.. Here are some of the rainy season diseases 1) Common cold and flu 2) Dengue 3) Chikungunya 4) Cholera 5) Typhoid fever 6) Malaria Know about the rainy season diseases, symptoms and its prevention methods.

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Rainy Season


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Common Cold and Flu

The disease that catches people across the age lines. You will get wet,

constant sneezing, throat and fever are the severe symptoms of common cold

and flu.

Prevention : Avoid getting in rain. And if it is caught, the best homemade

remedy is a hot turmeric milk.

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The very common disease during rainy seasons. The virus is spread by the

Aedes mosquito. The symptoms include high fever, pain in joints & muscles,

vomiting, bleeding from nose, gums & even under skin due to hemorrhagic


Prevention: Stay away from mosquitoes & clean your surroundings so that

the mosquitoes doesn't multiply

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Another mosquito transmitted disease. The virus is spread by the Aedes Aegypti

mosquito. The symptoms include fever, swelling & stiffness of joints, muscular

pain, headache, fatigue & nausea.

Prevention: Protect yourself from mosquito bites.

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It spreads through contaminated

food, water & poor hygienic

conditions. The symptoms

include diarrhea, vomiting, low

blood pressure, dry mouth etc..

Prevention: Keep drinking boiled

water and maintain personal hygiene

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Typhoid fever

The disease that spreads during the

monsoon season. The disease is

spread through contaminated food &

water. The symptoms include

prolonged fever, abdominal pain &


Prevention: Getting a vaccination in

advance. Get high intake of fluid to

prevent dehydration.

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The most common disease during rainy season which is spread by

Female Anopheles mosquito. The symptoms include fever, chills,

headache, sweats, nausea & vomiting.

Prevention: Ensure that water does not get trapped in your area

as mosquitoes breed in stagnant water.


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