Update onAug 10, 11:32 am ist
Filaria free Jhansi still 60 people walking with swollen hands and feet Jhansi. Jhansi district may be filaria free, but 60 people are roaming here with swollen hands and feet. The major reason for this is the surrounding districts including Jalaun, Tikamgarh, Karera. The movement of people of Jhansi is being made from here, so there is a possibility that the cases of filariasis are increasing in Jhansi from here. There are 715 patients of this disease in Jalaun itself.
Filariasis mosquito breeds in dirty water. If a patient of filariasis is bitten by a mosquito during fever and then it bites another person, then the infection of this disease enters in him too. Although the infection of filariasis comes in the beginning, but its symptoms are not visible for many years. Filariasis not only makes a person disabled,Rather, it also has a bad effect on the mental state of the patient. When the symptoms of filariasis start, pain starts in any part of the hands, feet, testicles, breast of women. The disease can be controlled if treated early. But if the treatment is delayed, then any one of the four organs starts growing uncontrollably with pain.
spread by the bite of this mosquito Filariasis disease Filariasis infection is spread by the bite of mosquitoes. These mosquitoes belong to Phulex and Mansonidis species. In this the mosquito releases a threadlike parasite. This parasite enters our body.
These are the symptoms Usually there are no obvious symptoms of filariasis. However, there is a problem of fever, itching in the body and pain and swelling in and around the genitals of men. Apart from this, swelling of hands and feet, swelling of testicles are also symptoms of filariasis. Since, in this disease, there is swelling in the hands and feet like elephant feet. That is why this disease is also called elephant foot. protect like this Since Filariasis is spread by mosquito bites, so avoid them. Keep cleanliness near and inside the house.
Do not allow water to stagnate and spray insecticide from time to time. Wear full sleeve clothes. While sleeping, apply mustard or neem oil on hands and feet and other exposed parts. If there is any injury or wound in the hands and feet, keep it clean. Wash with soap and then dry with water and apply the medicine. Version. At present, there are only 60 patients of filariasis in Jhansi. Whereas, Jalaun has 715. This year only two cases have been found in the district. In Jhansi, filariasis is spreading from nearby districts. If symptoms are seen in a patient, then do not delay the treatment at all. RK Gupta, District Malaria Officer.