Note to bathers: infections that can be picked up in the water

На заметку купальщикам: инфекции, которые можно подхватить в воде

People should remember that swimming in untested or unresolved water bodies can lead to infection infection. And from them is sometimes not easy to get rid of.

The most common modemnya infection:

No.1. Shistosomozy dermatitis (“an Itch of the bather”).

The larvae of the pathogen to penetrate into human skin and cause painful symptoms. While still in the water you can feel the itch and tingle in place of the introduction. Within 30 minutes the skin will begin to swell and redden, then there are transparent bubbles. In addition, the place is itchy and burns. Children can dermatitis painful than adults. Symptoms can occur a few days or even weeks.

No.2. Helminth infection (Strongyloides, hookworm, ascariasis, etc.).

Cause ascariasis roundworms, roundworm, that can grow up to 40 centimetres in length. They live in the gut with a chair, the patient produces up to 200 thousand eggs. Symptoms are non-specific: abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, unexplained weight loss, manifestation of an Allergy.

These larvae can even enter the lungs and cause eosinophilic pneumonia. It is expressed in the form of dry cough, chest pain, shortness of breath, hives, enlargement of the liver, of sputum with blood.

No.3. Acute intestinal infections (adenovirus intestinal infection, norovirus infection, dysentery, esherihioz, enterovirus infection and others).

The severity of such infections may be different. The symptoms are very familiar: headache, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, vomiting, weakness, fever, diarrhea with blood, mucus or pus.

No. 4. Leptospirosis (severe bacterial infection).

Its manifestations are: hemorrhage of skin and mucous membranes (including pulmonary bleeding), abdominal pain, jaundice, high fever headache, rash, vomiting, diarrhea, chills, muscle pain, redness of the eyes.

No. 5. Protozoal infections (balantidiasis, giardiasis, amoebiasis).

Amoeba strike the colon and cause symptoms of ulcerative colitis, spasm in the stomach, flatulence, diarrhea, blood in the stool and sometimes fever.

This infection occurs quite without any symptoms. But if they are all there, manifested in the form of a reduction of appetite, stool up to 5 times per day (green, liquid, frothy, with a pungent odor), pain in umbilical region.

If you have any of these symptoms, immediately consult a doctor. Be sure to mention that was swimming in untested water.


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