Hyderabad: Much earlier than the onset of monsoon, in the midsummer, metropolis hospitals obtained a lot of acute gastroenteritis cases, brought on by viral infections, with some cases additionally needing hospitalisation, in accordance with the medical fraternity in the state capital. The hospitals had additionally began receiving dengue cases, which have been anticipated to rise sharply in monsoon season, it stated.

Symptoms of acute gastroenteritis embrace belly cramps, diarrhoea and nausea and vomiting, generally related with fever. Professor and head of paediatric division, Niloufer Hospital, Dr T. Usha Rani stated the hospital had often obtained a number of cases of diarrhoea brought on by viral gastroenteritis over the previous two to a few months.


“The an infection is often seen in the course of the meantime between seasons. Even infants aged 7-8 month who’re breastfed are additionally getting contaminated. But most cases don’t want hospitalisation and are manageable at residence,” she stated.

Medical director, senior advisor and laparoscopic surgeon at SLG Hospitals Dr Pradeep Panigrahi stated of late, gastroenteritis was showing as a symptom for many viral infections. “We are getting as many as 7-8 cases per day, of which about 15 per cent are kids,” Consultant and basic doctor at KIMS Hospitals Dr K. Shivaraj stated the hospital had obtained about 10-15 cases of acute gastroenteritis in every week all through the summer season.


While monsoon is the height season for dengue infections, even earlier than the season, hospitals have been reportedly getting dengue cases. As per the National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme, till April 30, a complete of 293 cases have been recorded in Telangana. According to medical doctors, the quantity would have considerably risen in May.

Dr Panigrahi stated amongst all sufferers with fever coming to SLG Hospitals, about 40 per cent of them have been being discovered to have dengue. The hospital was getting about 7-8 dengue cases in every week. Dr Shivaraj stated as a few dengue cases have been not too long ago discovered, KIMS was now testing each affected person with fever for dengue.


Dr Dilip Gude, senior advisor doctor, Yashoda Hospital, stated the pre monsoon rains and sudden dips in excessive temperatures had helped mosquito breeding and multiplied the probabilities for dengue transmission. “If that is the scenario earlier than monsoon, we are able to count on very excessive numbers in and submit monsoon,” he added.

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