Taiwanface maskWith the lifting of restrictions and the change of season, the incidence of enterovirus has entered a peak period. Recently, several cases of enterovirus have been reported in the pediatrics department of Dajiali General Hospital, all of which are 5 or 6-year-old children in the top class of kindergarten. The attending pediatrician Yu Qiulin said that the masks have been loosened recently, and many parents neglect the hygienic habit of frequent hand washing, which may cause the virus to enter the mouth and contract enterovirus.
Yu Qiulin, an attending physician at the Department of Pediatrics at Dajia Li General Hospital, a legal figure of the Li General Medical Association, said that in the case of a child infected with enterovirus at the outpatient clinic, the parents sent the child to a kindergarten. , And the teacher found that the child had a fever after taking the temperature. Ulcers had appeared in the chest, and it was confirmed that he was suffering from enterovirus. After treatment, he recovered. Fortunately, he did not develop severe encephalitis.
The infection route of enteroviruses is divided into gastrointestinal tract infection, respiratory tract infection, contact with a foreign body of the patient’s skin blisters, and enterovirus infection of pregnant women during childbirth.
Yu reported that infectivity is highest, usually within a week after enterovirus symptoms appear, and symptoms appear 2 to 10 days after infection. Typical symptoms are sores and blisters in the mouth, palms and soles of the feet, which may be accompanied by fever. The course of the disease is about 7 to 10 days. In rare cases, aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, myocarditis, pneumonia, etc. may occur.confusion,
“Alcohol can’t kill enterovirus, so you should wash your hands frequently with soap.” Yu Qiulin reminded that alcohol cannot kill enterovirus, you must wash your hands frequently with soap and hand sanitizer to effectively kill enterovirus, and the environment must do the same. Also use diluted bleach water disinfection.
Yu Qiulin said that now 2- and 3-year-oldsEpidemicGrowing up in a mask-wearing environment for a long time, the amount of virus is relatively low. After unmasking the mask, parents should remind children to wash their hands frequently to reduce the chance of getting sick . mouth.
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