World Malaria Day: Malaria Symptoms and Signs: Malaria disease in India remained a headache for the government for a long time. To eradicate it from the root, every year on 25 April, World Malaria Day (World Malaria Day 2023) is celebrated all over the world. The disease is spread by the bite of a female Anopheles mosquito.
Identification of malaria-carrying mosquito: When a female Anopheles mosquito bites a healthy patient after sucking blood from an infected patient, it also becomes infected with malaria. That’s why it is necessary to prevent this mosquito from being born. The CDC (ref.) lists 3 main characteristics of the Anopheles mosquito. As-
- The head between the antennae is quite large
- The cover is also larger than that of other mosquitoes.
- Black and white spots on the wings
- His stomach is raised in the air while sitting
Cause of Malaria: World Malaria Day
According to India’s Ministry of Health (ref.), malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites. Which is caused by Plasmodium Vivian (P.vivax), Plasmodium falciparum (P.falciparum), Plasmodium Malariae (P.malariae), and Plasmodium ovale (P.ovale) parasites. Of these, P.vivax and P.falciparum are the most common in India. Of which P. falciparum is the deadliest type.
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Decreases blood in the body
Malaria parasite enters the liver and starts destroying red blood cells. Due to its deficiency, the formation of blood decreases. This parasite can also reach your brain through the blood and cause cerebral malaria. At the same time, this infection is very dangerous for pregnant women, their fetuses, or newborns.
Early Symptoms of Malaria
- Other flu-like symptoms
Symptoms of Worsening Malaria
If malaria is not treated early, it can get worse. Because of this, any of the following symptoms may appear along with fever.
- Lack of strength to sit
- Loss of consciousness
- Breathing problem
- Severe anemia
- General seizure
- Inability to drink or vomiting after drinking
- Dark-colored urine or passing less urine
How to avoid Malaria? Malaria Prevention
- Use cream, liquid, coil, mat, etc. to prevent mosquitoes.
- Use mosquito nets.
- Wear clothes that cover the body completely.
- Do not let water collect on the roof or around the house.
Disclaimer: This article is for general information only. It cannot be a substitute for any medicine or treatment in any way. Always consult your doctor for more details.