Hamo of the Nile

The fever of the Nile is one of the diseases that affect the skin, and it is a common disease that affects all ages, whether young or old, but the most affected group is children, and the most vulnerable skin types are white and light skin, and it occurs as a result of exposure of the injured to a sharp rise in temperature, Whether this heat is caused by the body itself or from the atmosphere surrounding the injured, and direct exposure to strong sunlight, and thus exposure to a lot and profuse sweating, which is secreted from the sweat glands, and when it appears on the skin and touches it with clothes, it leads to its transformation into ulcers or skin boils, and in Many cases in which the patient rubs the affected area, which leads to its explosion and damage to it. The spread of fever of the Nile increases due to the virtue of summer; Because in this season, the body becomes exposed to the secretion of larger amounts of sweat compared to other seasons, especially July and August, and it begins to appear in the neck, chest and back area and then moves to the arms area with the passage of time.[1]


Prevention is better than a pound of cure, so the necessary measures must be taken to avoid exposure to the Nile fever, which are:[2]

  • Maintaining the ventilation of the house on a daily basis, and maintaining the cleanliness of the furnishings and blankets that are used when sleeping.
  • Not neglecting any rise in body temperature, no matter how small, and working to reduce its temperature by taking appropriate measures for that, whether through compresses or medicines to reduce temperature.
  • Avoid direct exposure to sunlight and for long periods.
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the body, by constantly cleaning it with soap and water, especially when excessive sweating.


When infected with Nile fever, the necessary and immediate treatment must be carried out, in order to avoid the aggravation of the problem and the occurrence of dangerous side effects, so that it becomes difficult to control and treat it, and this treatment is through the following:[3]

  • Obtaining the solution for the treatment of fever of the Nile, and applying it to the body, and this solution is called calamine solution (Camelyl Leucine).
  • Watermelon peels can be used, by massaging the patient’s body with these peels, which leads to obtaining the appropriate hydration for the body, and thus getting rid of the fever of the Nile.
  • Continuous use of medical soaps and medical disinfectants, especially in cases where blisters form on the skin and are called pus foci and are located in the middle of the Nile fever.
  • Wear cotton clothes, and stay away from other types of clothing that irritate these grains.


  1. ↑ Mayo Clinic Staff (31-1-2018), “Heat rash”, www.mayoclinic.org, Retrieved 25-7-2018. Edited.
  2. ↑ “Understanding Heat Rash – Treatment”, www.webmd.com, 4-17-2017, Retrieved 25-7-2018. Edited.
  3. ↑ Sally Robertson, “Miliaria Treatments”, www.news-medical.net, Retrieved 25-7-2018. Edited.

Nile fever treatment

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