By Ruona Isikeh
Dr. Omoye Osawende, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of a non-public hospital in Benin, has suggested Nigerians in opposition to leaving infections untreated because it may result in better issues.
Osawende gave the recommendation in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Saturday.
She outlined an infection as “a illness brought on by microorganisms that invade tissue” including that many infections could be prevented by vaccines, frequent and thorough hand-washing.
In keeping with her, indicators and signs of infections fluctuate, relying on the organism inflicting the an infection, however typically embrace fever and fatigue.
“Gentle infections might reply to relaxation and residential treatments, whereas some life-threatening infections might require hospitalisation, “she mentioned.
She additional mentioned that with the appliance of applicable medical care, equivalent to vaccines, issues might be prevented.
The medical practitioner mentioned that there was a distinction between a viral an infection and mere an infection.
She mentioned the indicators and signs fluctuate relying on the organ affected.
She, nevertheless, recognized a few of the signs as fever, diarrhoea, fatigue, muscle aches and cough.
Osawende suggested anybody with such signs to seek the advice of a medical physician for remedy as quickly as doable. (NAN)