By Arushi Bidhuri

Published Jul 12, 2023

Common Monsoon Diseases To Know

While monsoon gives you respite from the scorching heat, it is also a time you can get infected with several diseases. Here are 7 common monsoon diseases you should know.

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Currently dominating the Indian peninsula, dengue is a mosquito-borne disease. It causes a drop in blood platelet, which determines its severity.

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Another disease spread through the bite of an infected mosquito, Malaria can lead to symptoms such as high fever and shaking chills.

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Typhoid is a bacterial infection that affects the whole body. It can cause salmonella food poisoning. If left untreated, it can cause serious complications.

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Cholera is a virulent disease that causes severe acute diarrhea. It usually affects people who eat food or drink water contaminated with cholera bacteria.

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Another mosquito-borne disease, chikungunya is caused by Aedes Albopicturs, which breeds in tanks, coolers, utensils, and water pipes. Symptoms include chills, fatigue, acute joint pain, and high fever.

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Respiratory illnesses are very common during monsoon. So, you may get a runny nose or cough or throat irritation, or inflammation.

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Cold and Cough

Very common and prominent during monsoon, viral fever may lead to symptoms such as fever, fatigue, dizziness, weakness, body chills, muscle pain, joint pain, and inflammation.

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Viral Fever

Eating street food and liquid products may lead to stomach infections. Try to stick to home-cooked food and drink plenty of water during this season.

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Stomach Infections