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Treatment for filarial disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I wish to know the best treatment for filarial disease
Doctor :   yes sure
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence.
User :   age 66, Gender male, occupation - retired professional, marital status- married, height - 5 feet 2 inches, weight 65kgs, waist - 32
Doctor :   treatment options includes oral and parenteral antihelminthic chemotherapy, antibiotic theraphy
Doctor :   specific therapeutic options vary with the specific worms

Doctor :   options are best divided into treatment for onchocerciasis, treatments for lymphatic filariasis, treatment for mansonellosis, and treatment for dirofilariasis
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