Mosquito is a small insect but very dangerous. According to the World Health Organization, mosquito bites result in the deaths of more than 1 million people every year. Malaria and dengue are the two most dangerous diseases caused by them, which result in numerous deaths, hospitalizations and other debilitating health concerns that can cause lifelong disabilities.The majority of these deaths are due to malaria. The World Health Organization estimates that between 300 and 500 million cases of malaria occur each year and a child dies from malaria every 30 seconds.
The mosquitoes when they bite they inject spit containing anti-coagulants into their victim. A body defense mechanisms because of this, will respond, causing itchiness, burning, and inflammation.The mosquito bite effects on a person will depend on their sensitivity. In most cases, inflammation and itchiness reduces within several hours. Some pain may continue to persist for several days in highly delicate people. Infection can develop if bacteria under finger nails are relocated to the injuries. The bump that outcomes from a bite can appear instantly or may take up to two times to appear. If you’re extremely sensitive to mosquito hits, you may have a much bigger place of itchiness. A serious reaction to mosquito bites might occur, which results in inflammation in the neck, significant hives and coughing. This life-threatening condition needs immediate treatment.
There are many remedies to prevent getting bitten by mosquitoes . But all are not equally same and effective. Of all the available solution mosquito net for bed is still the best and safest of all.
- Mosquito repellent: Mosquito repellent cream may drive away the mosquitoes but aggravate asthma and other allergic manifestations in many people and specially children.
- Mosquito coil: Another effective remedy commonly used is coil and other smoky products which surely repel mosquitoes but also affect our lungs severely as they our poisonous. “Dr Salvi”, himself quoting a study conducted in Malaysia, said, “Not many people know about it, but the damage done to your lungs by one mosquito coil is equivalent to the damage done by 100 cigarettes“.
- Mosquito spray and liquid-vaporizers: Widely used among all the remedies is spray and liquid-vaporizers that releases harmful chemicals in the air and are known to cause nervous weakness, stomach problems, lung problems and also slows down brain development in children.
- Mosquito net: Age-old practice of using a mosquito net is the safest. The all new foldable, portable, strong frame built, spacious, durable and good quality, double bed mosquito net and classic mosquito net are readily available online and comes handy. They are easy to use and keeps you safe all night.
Even organizations like UNICEF backs actions to make communities aware of the benefits of using mosquito nets. We must be careful enough while we get rid of mosquitoes, we must not fall prey to harmful chemicals instead. Because we are responsible for our own health and future.