Recreational water illnesses (RWIs) are occured by germs spread by swallowing, breathing in mists or aerosols of, or having contact with contaminated water in swimming pools, hot tubs, water parks, water play areas. RWIs can also be caused by chemicals that evaporate from the water and cause indoor air quality problems. RWIs can be a wide variety of infections, including gastrointestinal, skin, ear, respiratory, eye, neurologic and wound infections.
The most commonly reported RWI is diarrhea. Diarrheal illnesses can be caused by germs such as Crypto. symptoms The symptoms are skin infection , stomach, ear and eye infections. Common RWI symptoms are fever, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal (tummy) cramps.
Treatment Ensure your child showers with soap before entering public water,Take your child on frequent bathroom breaks,Make sure to regularly check diapers in babies and toddlers, Change diapers in the bathroom, not beside the public water or on the pool deck.
Prevention (CDC) in early 2014 showed a gradual increase over timein reports of recreational waterborne disease outbreaks. During 2009-2010, there were 81 recreational water-associated outbreaks reported from 28 states. Of these, 57 involved treated water such as lakes or rivers. For both settings, the median number of cases in an outbreak was under 10 although the average case number was somewhat higher for treated (18.1) than untreated (12.3) settings.
symptoms The symptoms are skin infection , stomach, ear and eye infections. Common RWI symptoms are fever, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal (tummy) cramps.