batampos – It’s rainy season now. Many diseases usually appear. For that, the doctor reminded the public about a number of diseases that need to be watched out for in the rainy season, including acute respiratory infections (ARI), namely coughs, colds, influenza, and bronchitis, there are also diseases caused by viral infections. from the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, namely Zika disease (Zika disease), Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF), and Chikungunya fever.
Besides that, there is also a risk of disease disorders caused by pathogens (bacteria, parasites, fungi), especially attacking areas that have a lot of garbage and are affected by flooding.
“If waste contaminates food, ready-to-eat food, or water, when consumed it can damage certain cells in the body and cause typhoid fever, cholera, and dysentery and hepatitis,” says Medical Underwriter Sequis, Dr. Deborah. Aloina Ita Tarigan. in his written statement, Saturday (15/10).
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He said, during the rainy season, the weather changes quite extreme and causes the air temperature to be relatively cold. The human body is very sensitive to changes in temperature so the body will try hard to adjust to the temperature and this can affect the body’s resistance. That’s why, during the transition season, people often get sick because their immune system decreases.
Deborah then mentioned another disease to watch out for during the rainy season, namely pneumonia. According to him, if the air is too cold, the room does not get enough sunlight, and lack of air circulation/exchange will cause it to become humid.