Health & Family Welfare Department
Government of Tamil Nadu

Directorate of Public Health & Preventive Medicine

Water Borne Diseases


Common Symptoms

  • Vomiting
  • Severe Diarrhoea
  • Loss of Fluid --------> It may be CHOLERA (Click for more details)
  • Fever (10-15 days)
  • Head ache
  • Diarrhoea / Constipation --------> It may be TYPHOID (Click for more details)
  • Loose Stools
  • Abdominal Pain---------> It may be AMOEBIASIS (Click for more details)
  • Fever (2-7 days)
  • Chills
  • Head ache
  • Muscle Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Conjuctive Suffusion
  • Rashes
  • Jaundice ---------> It may be LEPTOSPIROSIS (Click for more details)
  • Mild or Severe Diarrhoea
  • Prolonged Diarrhoea --------> It may be GIARDIASIS (Click for more details)
  • Fever (1-7 days)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Blood in stool --------> It may be CAMPYLOBACTERIOSIS (Click for more details)
  • Fever (1-4 days)
  • Mild or Severe Diarrhoea
  • Blood or Mucus in stool --------> It may be SHIGELLOSIS (Click for more details)
  • Low grade Fever
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dark urine
  • Yellowing of skin and white of eyes.(Jaundice) --------> It may be HEPATITIS (Click for more details)
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