Galis Aso

By | April 19, 2019
galis aso

Galis Aso | Image Credit: DOH

 

Galis Aso is an infectious skin infection caused by sarcoptic mange or “germs”, it is a very small parasite digging and rolling under the skin which caused severe irritation and allergies.

It is one of the most common diseases during summer season.

How you get it:

  • A person can get infected by touching (contact) the skin of an infected person.
  • Using the personal things of a person infected like clothing, blankets, towels and mat.

Avoidance and Prevention:

  • Bath every day and change clothes.
  • Avoid borrowing or lending towels, sleeping and other body supplies.
  • Before washing the patient’s personal things, use boiling water and immerse the patient’s
    personal things for ten minutes.

Signs:

  • Unavoidable itch and scratching of the skin especially at night.
  • Skin crusting between the fingers, the wrists and legs and other parts of the body.

Isang nakakahawang impeksyon sa balat na dulot ng sarcoptic mange o “kagaw”, isang napakaliit na parasito na naghuhukay at naglulungga sa ilalim ng balat na nagiging sanhi ng matinding pangangati at allergy.

Paano nakukuha:

  • Maaaring ilipat ng taong may galis-aso sa ibang tao sa pagdirikit ng kanilang balat.
  • Sa mga pang personal na gamit ng taong may galis aso tulad ng damit, kumot, unan tuwalya at banig.

Pag-iwas at pagsugpo:

  • Maligo araw-araw at magpalit ng damit.
  • Iwasang manghiram o magpahiram ng tuwalya, gamit sa pagtulog at iba pang gamit sa katawan.
  • Bago labhan ang mga gamit ng pasyente, buhusan muna ito ng kumukulong tubig at ibabad sa loob ng sampung minuto.

Mga Palatandaan:

  • Hindi mapigilang pagkati at pagkamot lalo na kung gabi.
  • Pagkakaroon ng singaw sa mga pagitan ng daliri, sa may pusuhan at sa pigi.

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