FACTS OF WATER BORNE DISEASES

FACTS OF WATER BORNE DISEASES

  • Water is one of the most major available of man’s well-being. 90% of the world population are suffering with unsafe water, resulting in killing of 30,000 humans every day. Most of them are¬†babies. Water is the main mode of transmission of communicable disease drinking boiled and cold water, especially during epidemics, is recommended in several centuries all over the world.

  • Diseases may cause by transmitted by water includes bacteria, viral, protocol, helminthic and spiral infections. Helminthic includes a roundworm, thread worm, echino occurs while the spiral infections caused.

  • Typhoid, Paratyphoid, Cholera, Salmonellosis include bacterial disease.

  • Viruses cause infections, hepatitis and poliomyelitis, protozoans like Cryptosporidium causes Amoebic Dysentery.

  • Schistosomiasis Guinea worm and tapeworm are caused by an aquatic host. Toxic substance like lead, arsenic, Mercury, Cadmium, Chromium are due to water borne disease. Schistosomiasis is caused by worm, which is transmitted through water.

  • Viral waterborne diseases are caused by virus through a water. Amoebiasis is caused by Entamoeba and Amoebic Dysentery is caused by Hystolitica. Cholera caused by Vibrio cholera and typhoid fever caused by Salmonella Typhoid is mainly due to water contaminated by urine infection in person.

  • Parathyroid fever is caused due to salmonella paratyphoid A, B or C.

  • Bacillary Dysentery is caused by Shigella Dysenteries are mainly due to contaminated water,

  • If Gastroenteritis and Dysentery accompanies or precedes Typhoid, there is a strong likelihood that water is involved.

  • In the last 25 years more than 25 viruses have been recognized, all of which can be found in human feces and can be recovered from wastewater.

  • Virus like the Polio virus are more resistant to chlorination than common bacteria. Polio virus can be removed from surface waters by filtration. It is known that most of water classified as potable contains a dangerous concentration of viruses.

  • Cholera caused vomiting while diarrhea results in dehydration and death.

  • Symptoms of typhoid are gastrointestinal disorders, high fever, ulcer in the intestines and nerve damage.¬†

  • The nervous system is affected due to viral infections.

  • Water borne diseases are mainly due to drinking of contaminated water.

  • Water borne diseases of various are Cholera, Thyroid, Hepatitis- A, Amoebiasis, Diarrhea, Poliomyelitis, Roundworm, Thread Worm, Hydatid Disease, Guinea Worm, Parasitic disease.

  • Most of the disease can be prevented by symptoms like Abdominal pain, Cough, Irritability, Anorexia, Itching around anus. These helminthic infestations exert a negative influence on the child and can lead to growth stunting, malnutrition, effects on memory, life threatening intestinal obstruction, iron deficiency anemia reduction in mental development.

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