How to prevent from Malaria? Preventive measures for Malaria


Best tips to prevent from Malaria

Hello readers, Lifeline Labs- the best pathology in Lucknow welcome you all to our new blog post. Today in this blog we will share the best preventive measures that will help you to protect yourself from malaria. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease which is transmitted when a mosquito infected with the parasitic protozoa Plasmodium bites a person. Malaria is a life-threatening disease. Malaria is transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitoes. Malaria is transmitted by blood, by number of ways including an organ transplant, a blood transfusion, and use of shared needles and by bloody stools. It is seasonal and most common disease during the monsoon season.

The malaria is diagnosed on the basis of symptoms, physical examination and blood test. There are number of drugs available now for malaria treatment. But the medicine should be taken under medical supervision only. If the person is located or traveling to places where malaria is common, take preventive measures and stay safe from mosquito bites. Malaria preventive and control measures reduce the malaria burden in many places.

Symptoms of malaria

·         The common symptoms of malaria are:-

·         Fever with high temperature

·         Headache

·         Vomiting and nausea

·         Diarrhoea

·         Abdominal pain

·         Intense sweating

·         Muscle pain

Severe malaria cases may exhibit symptoms link jaundice, convulsions and coma. Initial symptoms of malaria may be very similar to many bacterial, viral and parasitic infections. The symptoms of Malaria will appear in a cyclic manner and cycle may repeat every 48 to 72 hours with asymptomatic intervals. If you find 2 or more of these symptoms, consult your doctor immediately. But there is no need to worry about as Malaria is entirely preventable. If you take the right steps at right time you can protect yourself from malaria. Here we the best pathology in Jankipuram discuss some of the best and effective preventive measures that you can take to control malaria and stop it from spreading further:

1. Avoid Open Spaces

Do not sleep in open spaces. Try to avoid sleeping where mosquitoes breed and places with stagnant water like: lakes, sewage canals, garbage dumps. Keep all the doors and windows of your office and home closed whenever possible.

2. Adopt Nets
It is not possible to keep windows and doors closed at all times, as it is important to keep your home ventilated too. For this reason, fix nets on your windows and doors to prevent from mosquitos and keep home ventilated. You can also use a bed net while sleeping to avoid mosquito, making sure that it is properly fixed and tucked in under your bed.

3. Use Mosquito Repellents
One option you can use is insect sprays that contain pyrethroids. Spray mosquito repellents in all living and sleeping areas especially during evening and night time. You can also use All-out, Good Knight or natural repellents like Neem Oil to prevent from mosquito. O you can apply mosquito repellent creams (Odomos) or lotions to exposed parts of your skin.

4. Wear Long Sleeves and Trousers
Wear long trousers and shirts with long sleeves during evening and night time as mosquitoes bite only on exposed skin. The less skin you expose, the harder it is for mosquitoes to bite. In addition to this you can also apply some mosquito repellents roll-on on your clothes for extra protection from mosquitoes.

5. Apply Creams First and Repellents Second
If applying sunscreen or moisturizer, please note that you must apply either first and only then apply mosquito repellent creams. Mosquito repellents will not work if it is covered with a layer of moisturizer or sunscreen. You can also choose a sunscreen or moisturizer that contains mosquito repellent.

Our motive to share this blog is to make every Life Free from Malaria. We hope you follow these simple preventive measures to ensure a healthy life for you and your family. If you like our articles do comment and share it on. Thank-you

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