10 points to prevent babies from getting sick with hand, foot and mouth disease in Shenyang
On June 24, the Information Office of the Ministry of Health informed the hand, foot and mouth disease prevention and control work that the internal hand, foot and mouth disease was in an epidemic period, the prevention and control was serious and severe, and the prevention and control work was very difficult.
As of June 22, a total of 987,779 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease were reported nationwide in 2010, including 15,501 severe cases and 537 deaths.
After entering spring each year, the incidence of hand-foot-mouth disease will gradually increase.
According to the epidemic law, the city’s epidemic peaked in July, so parents should send their children to the hospital immediately if they find that their baby has a fever and rashes develop on their hands, feet, mouth, and buttocks.
Hospital Outpatient-Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Children Suddenly Increased Recently, the reporter learned from the Liaoning Provincial People’s Hospital, Shenyang Children’s Hospital, and other hospitals that in the past week, the hospital has seen a daily increase in the number of patients with hand, foot and mouth disease who presented a serious increase 6 months ago.Patients are mostly preschool children.
Hu Guobin, director of pediatrics at Liaoning Provincial People’s Hospital, said that hand, foot and mouth disease was caused by the virus, and most of them appeared in summer and autumn. At present, the hospital treats 6 to 7 patients with hand, foot and mouth disease every day, which is similar to 1-2 cases before mid-June.The increase in the magnitude of refraction.
Hand, foot and mouth disease generally has mild symptoms. When most patients develop symptoms, they usually first develop fever symptoms. Macular papules and herpes (redness around the rash) may appear on the palms and feet, and herpes or ulcers may appear on the oral mucosa. The pain is obvious.
Some patients may be accompanied by cough, runny nose, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and headaches.
A few patients are more ill and may be complicated by encephalitis, meningitis, myocarditis, pneumonia, etc. If not treated in time, they can be life-threatening.
Experts remind-Children under the age of 3 have the highest incidence of the disease, Director of Yueyang, Shenyang Children’s Hospital, said that hand, foot and mouth disease is more common in summer and autumn, and it is common in preschool children. The incidence of infants under 3 years is the highest.
Children and occult infections replace the source of infection, mainly through the digestive tract, respiratory tract and close contact.
Hand, foot and mouth disease generally has mild symptoms and can heal itself in 7 to 10 days.
A few patients are more ill and may endanger important organs such as the heart, brain, and lungs, causing serious complications.
Adults generally do not get sick, but they can also become infected with the virus and become recessive.
Developing good hygiene habits is the key to preventing hand, foot and mouth disease, and families and kindergartens should pay attention to personal and environmental hygiene.
Wash hands frequently, disinfect toys, tables and chairs, door handles, and other objects that children can touch. Pay attention to ventilation in the room and dry clothes.
During the epidemic of hand, foot and mouth disease, parents should not take their children to the public places of the staff. Once the children are sick and develop fever or rash, they should take them to the hospital in time.
If a child is already sick at home, be careful not to let the sick child touch other children.
The child’s saliva and other secretions should be wrapped in toilet paper and thrown in the trash.
The child’s stool should be collected and thrown into the toilet after disinfection.
Disinfect your child’s daily utensils.
Expert Tips-Preventing parents from doing these 10 Shenyang CDC tips: At present, Shencheng has entered the hot and hot season in summer, which is the season of high incidence of hand, foot and mouth disease.
At present, there are two main ways that the virus can be brought to children: one is the sick child in the child care institution; the other is the parents who may be in contact with the child who may be infected with the virus.
Because parents go out every day, the contact crowd is more complicated, and the objects they touch are diverse.
Therefore, the prevention of hand, foot and mouth disease should start from parents.
Here are some tips for parents: 1.
After returning home from work, please change the clothes you wear when you go out and place them out of the reach of children; 2.
2. Wash your hands thoroughly, it is best to wash your face at the same time to prevent your child from getting infected when kissing your cheeks; 3.
Pay attention to personal hygiene, take frequent baths and shampoos, and pay attention to changing nails and personal home clothing in a timely manner; 4.
4. When preparing food for children, allow the food to be thoroughly cleaned and heated and cooked;
Try not to give children leftovers and leftovers, and do not expose cakes, biscuits and other food to the air continuously; 6.
Clean your hands frequently, prevent nails, change clothes, and dry the bedding; 7.
Pay attention to keep your child’s toys clean; 8.
Pay attention to correct the children’s sucking fingers, picking nostrils, biting toys and other undesirable small movements; 9.
Minimize taking children to crowded public places.
In particular, try to avoid contact with other children with fever and rash, and reduce the chance of infection.
Observe the child’s health status. Once the child is found to have symptoms such as fever and rash, take the child to the hospital as soon as possible.If your doctor recommends hospitalization, you should actively cooperate.
If your child is a kindergarten or school student, you should also tell the teacher early.
Do not rush to kindergarten or school before the child is completely cured, and prevent transmission to other children. The isolation period is one week from the time the child is found to the time when the symptoms disappear.
Reporter You Geng