Now it is generally known that measles rate goes down. It can seem that worrying about your child’s health is not necessary anymore. But doctors warn: the hot period of measles is followed by diphtheria, which is dangerous as well.
As measles, diphtheria can be transmitted through airborne droplets and you can catch it in different public places. But there were cases when diphtheria was transmitted through mucous parts of eyes, nose and genitals.
This disease can exist in different form it
depends on which part it's stroked – skin, nose, eyes and tonsils. Nowadays the
most common is diphtheria of tonsils.
The diphtheria symptoms:
1. Sharp rise of bogy temperature up to 38-39 °С.
3. Slight swallowing pain.
grey deposit on affected area, which will start swallowing in a while.
5. Specific smell from the mouth cave.
The symptoms are not this terrible like not curing in time that can cause paralysis of the respiratory system and fibrosis of the heart muscle. If you noticed some of the symptoms mentioned above make sure to see a doctor.
Wherever form of diphtheria your kid has the child should be hospitalized. The child should be vaccinated with anti-diphtheria vaccine and given the antibiotics. Moreover the kid should always stay hydrated.
To avoid having this disease don’t be lazy to vaccinate your child and make the kid wash his hands regularly. And we wish health to you and your family!
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