Here are some types of diseases and at the same time how to prevent them:
1. Upper Respiratory Infection
When the rainy season arrives, parents often complain that their child has a fever accompanied by a cold, cough, sneeze and sore throat. If the child’s condition does not heal within a few two days, you should take it to the pediatrician, fearing that you have an ARI. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection is related to the environment, especially the condition of the house where you live and play, so it is important for you to maintain your health and cleanliness to reduce the risk of ARI in your child, especially if your child has a previous history. In addition, you can maintain your child’s stamina by increasing your child’s endurance by consuming foods and drinks that contain vitamin C, eating regularly and regulating sleep patterns in children. Supervision is one of the most important efforts so that it can ward off viruses and bacteria caused by rainwater which makes the air humid around your child.
When the rainfall is high, accompanied by flying dust, it will create flooding and the risk of contaminating food and drinks is higher, causing germs and parasites that trigger diarrhea to increase. In order to prevent diarrhea in children, avoid using rainwater to wash kitchen utensils especially children’s eating utensils because it is not hygienic and creates a greater risk of germs entering the body. Do not underestimate diarrhea in children, if your child is experiencing bowel movements and to avoid the risk of losing too much risk to his body you can make first aid to ORS.
Children who often experience fatigue and have symptoms such as fever, chills, muscle aches, coughing and accompanied by decreased appetite are symptoms that your child has an influenza virus infection, to be able to avoid this you can keep in the habit of washing your hands properly and properly so as to minimize the risk. viral infection in the rainy season, avoid touching the mouth and nose too often during the rainy season, provide your child with a handkerchief or tissue when your child coughs so that it doesn’t spread the virus to his friends.
The disease that often attacks children during the rainy season is typhus. This disease is often in stagnant dirty water. The dirty water contains a lot of salmonella typhosa, which triggers typhus in children. To be able to avoid it, you should take some precautions, including paying attention to the food and drink consumed by children, avoiding consuming unhealthy snacks. Furthermore, which is no less important in maintaining this disease is to maintain environmental health, namely cleaning children’s food utensils and kitchen utensils properly. As for checking a child who has typhus, you should be able to take him to the doctor for laboratory tests.