Infection and Its Symptoms
Every child tends to fall sick at some point of time. Be it cough, cold or fever, you take the child to the doctor and Doctor diagnose it as some kind of infection, the child is medicated and starts feeling better. Now what does infection exactly mean? Infection actually means a harmful migration of a host organism by a foreign parasite species. Infecting organism somehow find the host resource in order to multiply at the expenses of the host. These infecting organisms obstruct the normal functioning of the host, which may further lead to chronic wounds, gangrene, loss of an infected limb, and even death.
Infection causes certain symptoms like continuous coughing, running of the nose or soaring of the throat. Other common symptoms include flu; this basically is just an upheaval in the immune system. However one must never take any illness lightly as numerous people are attacked by the flu amongst which many die. Thus it is important to become aware of the symptoms that disease your body during the common infection.
Temperature: The normal temperature of human body is 98.6° however the temperature keeps fluctuating throughout the day according to the atmosphere. But while you have flu or fever the body temperature has an excessive rise, in such condition it is always advisable to visit the doctor. A fever or "temperature" is your body's way of letting you know that is suffering from a bacterial infection. This symptom can also be a major sign of dehydration or pneumonia.
Muscles: Many complain of muscle soreness at some point of time, this is normally but those who workout in gym or perform yoga exercises. This occurs as while exercising the contraction of muscles take place allowing the lactic acid throughout the body. The person performing no exercises if encounters such kind of feeling he should be treated as per doctors advises as this can be a major symptom of several different infections.
Tiredness: We normally hear people saying a person has not completed his sleep so he is tired. The ethical reason behind this explanation is when an individual get his 6-8 hours of sleep each night, his rest hours are utilized by the body to fight off the infections and properly strengthen the muscular and immune systems. If you start feeling tired, it means your body is not capable of fighting infections and so you require proper night sleep.
Headache: Headache is a normally occurred to almost every individual. This is regarded as one of the most delicate symptom. It can simply be a slight dehydration or a major migraine. Thus headaches should not be taken lightly and observed well. If headache continues for longer, it is essential to see the doctor to get rid of it.
Inflammation: The symptom of inflammation can express itself in two variations; a sore mouth or a sore throat. Each is a symptom of a current infection. Bacteria will attack the first tissue they come in contact with, and in most cases that is the mouth.
Infection is always a factor that causes upheaval in your body inviting various kinds of diseases. As per the famous saying 'Prevention is better than cure' one should always be preventive and take good care of oneself in order to eradicate all the disease. The above symptoms must be closely observed by the person in order to lead an infection free and healthy life.
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