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Posted 06/22/2018 10:57AM

Summer is the season of some diseases, especially infectious diseases. Common infectious diseases include: herpangina, hand-foot-mouth disease, flu, chicken pox, scarlet fever, etc. Most of these infectious diseases are respiratory infectious diseases, can be spread through the air, the way such as short distance droplets or contact with respiratory secretions.

Disease
(Incubation Period)

Symptoms

Exclusion from School

Herpangina
(2-10 days)

  • An infected child is likely to have a fever, headache, sore throat, and ulcers in the mouth and throat
  • The ulcers are typically rimmed in red and have a shite or gray base. they may be found in the back of the mouth and on the soft palate. he sores can cause quite severe pain

At least 7 days after all symptoms disappear or with a medical clearance from the doctor

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
(2-10 days)

  • Typical symptoms include: cold-like symptoms, such as cough and high temperature, painful mouth ulcers, and a non-itchy red rash that develops on the hand and the feet. Sometimes the rash can develop into painful blisters.

At least 7 days after all symptoms disappear or with a medical clearance from the doctor

Influenza
(1-7 days)

  • Symptoms of influenza can start quite suddenly one to two days after infection. The most common symptoms are chills, fever, runny nose ,sore throat, muscle pains. headache (often severe), and coughing, weakness\fatigue, trouble breathing and general discomfort.

Pyretolysis after 48 hours

Scarlatina

(1-7 days)

  • Typical symptoms include: Reddish sore throat, fever, a widespread red rash (exanthem) with a sandpaper-like texture, and a tongue that resembles a strawberry (red with small bumps also termed strawberry tongue)

Pyretolysis, antibiotic taking after 24 hours and with a medical clearance from the doctor

Chickenpox

3-21days)

  • Typical symptoms include:
  • Fever,Red or pink rashes all over your body.
  • The rashes become blisters filled with fluid that leaks.
  • The rashes become crusty, scab over, and begin to heal.

After all blisters became dry and scabby or no shorter than 14 days after the chicken pox starts to seep and come back with a certificate of recovery. Immunization usually prevents this illness

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