Gym West supports a healthy and safe environment, and the following infection diseases information gives guidance on when it is safe to return to gym.
Always consult your Doctor for full details and advice.
- stomach bug or stomach flu, symptoms include vomitting and/or diarrhoea
- Return a week after symptoms have ceased.
- 2-3 week incubation period
- The fluid-filled sores appear over the body which then crust
- Return when all sores have crusted which takes at least 5 days.
- 4-14 day incubation period
- The sores look like a small pink ring with a scaly lighter pink centre
- Return when the ringworms have resolved with anti-fungal cream, or if the lesion is covered.
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
- 3-5 day incubation period
- Symptoms are blisters on the palms, sole and mouth
- Return when the blisters resolve.
- Incubation from days to weeks, depending on breakout, severity and treatment
- Tiny mites burrow under the skin in warm parts of the body such as wrists, between fingers, buttocks, armpits, groin or toes
- Intense itching causes scratching which causes sores
- Return when fully treated.
Slapped Cheek Syndrome (Parvovirus B19)
- 1-2 weeks incubation
- Symptoms are fever, red cheeks and itchy lace-like rash on body and limbs. May also have a cough, sore throat or runny nose
- Return after the rash disappears.
- Eczema is not contagious.