Diseases that are easily transmitted by eating and drinking must be avoided

Daily habits that seem to increase intimacy, closeness, eating on the sidewalk, the street ... are the main causes of diseases transmitted through food and drink.

In modern life, Vietnamese people still keep a lot of bad eating habits, leading to the spread of food-borne diseases . There are many bad eating habits, such as eating and talking, using the same bowl of dipping sauce, soup chan . The common eating habits that seem small will turn out to be extremely dangerous risk of infectious disease. .

According to Dr. Nguyen Van Khang (Former Director of Phong Ha Nam Hospital), many infectious diseases can be easily transmitted through eating and drinking. Types of eating, such as sharing food, dishes, unsafe food and drink bottles, are easily infected. The common diseases spread through eating and drinking are hepatitis A, E, diarrhea, stomach disease .

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The seemingly trivial eating habits turn out to be extremely dangerous risk of infectious disease.

Hepatitis A

Dietary viral hepatitis is usually hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is an acute infectious disease, usually seen in adolescents. Hepatitis A is spread directly from infected people to healthy people through contaminated food and water. Therefore, bad eating habits and unhygienic eating conditions create conditions for this virus to develop.

When infected with hepatitis A virus, in the acute form, the patient shows signs of fever, cough, muscle aches, headache, tiredness, loss of appetite, little urination, dark urine. If not detected early, the disease will get worse, leading to dangerous complications. The fever can go away after 5-7 days but continues to be tired, anorexia, yellow eyes and jaundice appear.

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Dietary viral hepatitis is usually hepatitis A.

Diseases of the stomach - duodenum

In Vietnam, the incidence of peptic ulcer disease is increasing, leading in gastrointestinal diseases. The main culprit is HP, which causes a large number of Vietnamese people to get sick through shared eating habits. Many Vietnamese people have a habit of picking up food for others to show hospitality. Or, eating and drinking before finding a good piece for yourself, on the table to drink for someone else to sip… can all cause the disease.

Infection with HP bacteria can lead to digestive disorders, gastritis, peptic ulcer. Therefore, when we eat and drink, we need to be very careful. Prevention of contagious disease transmission from eating habits should be established now.

Diarrhea

The failure to ensure you eat boiled, boiled food, eat contaminated food . all makes you at risk of food poisoning, leading to prolonged diarrhea. Signs of diarrhea are clear if you have loose stools more than 3 times a day. This situation puts you at risk of dehydration. Meanwhile, too much dehydration can lead to rapid death if not treated promptly.

The failure to ensure you eat boiled, boiled food, eat contaminated food . all makes you at risk of food poisoning, leading to prolonged diarrhea.

Typhoid

The disease is found in both children and adults. The disease manifests itself as a fever lasting about 2 weeks, initially a mild fever then gradually increases to a high fever (400 degrees C) with abdominal pain, headache, flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea or constipation .

The culprit for typhoid is salmonella . Salmonella enters the body by mouth and is mostly caused by ingestion of contaminated food such as food, milk, drinking water, etc.After penetrating the stomach acid barrier, the bacteria move towards the small intestine and reproduce there, continue to burrow through the mucous membrane into the intestinal wall and into the bloodstream.

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The culprit for typhoid is salmonella.

Typhoid is spread by eating or drinking by contaminated water or food. Patients with acute illness can spread the surrounding water environment through faeces, at the acute phase of waste (feces) containing very high levels of bacteria.

The expert emphasized that, besides these diseases, there are other diseases such as dysentery, cholera . easily spread through eating and drinking. To prevent diseases transmitted through eating and drinking, people should pay attention to eat boiled and boiled, do not eat and drink together with chopsticks, food, pay attention to clean hands before and after eating. Minimize eating sidewalk. If eating and drinking gathered outside need to find a clean restaurant, minimize the risk of infectious diseases through eating .