mytontolou.com - Among the health problems often occur during Ramadan is food poisoning. It is considered synonymous each time arrived this month.
The arrival of the patient to the Emergency Department and Clinic due to food poisoning also increased during this month. Bacteria and viruses are the main cause of which causes intestinal infection.
It enters the body through the mouth cavity with contaminated food or drink. In the patient's intestine, it multiply and sprout toxins generate cause several symptoms occur.
Initially the patient will experience vomiting and nausea followed by stomach pain as if muscle spasms of the stomach. Next the patient will experience diarrhea.
There are times, vomiting does not occur, the patient continued to experience shielding and abdominal pain. If uncontrolled infection, toxins can spread into the blood vessel causing patients suffering from fevers and cause dryness or dehydration.
Germs can multiply or spread due to several mistakes likely to occur starting from the preparation of food until when patients take contaminated food.
Food preparation by sellers who do not take care of hygiene or food preparation too early resulting in plenty of time to germs multiply.
The food is left exposed in Ramadan Bazaar cause insects to land on carriers like fly on food and spreading bacteria or viruses that can cause food poisoning.
Foods that are purchased and not reheated before serving while breaking or while sahur put risks for infection. This is because at room temperature, bacteria multiply more easily.
If there are signs of food poisoning, the patient should immediately seek treatment in hospitals and clinic nearby. This is to prevent germs from continue to multiply in the render it increasingly difficult to control. In addition, early treatment can prevent dehydration or dryness occurs.
Patients suffering from food poisoning can actually continue to fast as usual. The medicine can be taken while sahur and breaking.
However, if diarrhea occurs frequently resulting in fatigue and dehydration, the patient shall also in this popular health security.
Drinking water with much especially isotonic drink when breaking to avoid dehydration occurs. Water intake is 2.5 liters a day to normal adult daily needs.
Make sure the patient drink water with the number to replace lost body fluids due to diarrhea in question.