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Organism that causes elephantiasis

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Is there a cure for elephantiasis disease?

iwanna ask if there is cure for elephentisis deseas and if there is can u provid me with information and adress plz
 

Have swelling in lower leg. Worried for elephantiasis. Looking for diagnosis, treatment and cure

I HAVE SWELLING IN MY LOWER LEGS. TODAY I LEARNT THAT IT COULD BE ELEPHANTIASIS . IS THERE A DIAGNOSIS,TREATMENT AND CURE FOR IT? I AM FROM BANGALORE,INDIA. ...
 

Swollen foot that is spreading, chills. What can it be? What is the treatment?

sir my father suffering from chills in hand which cause him to shake and little bit swollen left ... will be the treatment for that sir i red about elephantiasis can it be so am very afraid of it ...
 

What is the reason for huge solid pouches on the lower legs and thighs in a patient with multiple sclerosis?

Hi....my sister has MS and has experienced huge pouches on her lower legs and thighs....her ankles and feet look normal but the rest of her leg is similar to someone with elephantiasis ....no one is helping ...
 

What is the diagnosis for urinary retention in abdominal cavity?

If urine is to sit in the abdominal cavity for 6 or 7 weeks can this cause damage to the organs that may not show for a year or 2? Would the acid cause damage I guess is my question. ...
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Suggest me causes and prevention of elephantiasis.

My mom is suffering since 20 years with Filaris elephantiasis, its not curable even after many surgery. Can you please suggest me how can it be cured and the prevatives measures. Regards, Deepika ...
 

Bitten by mosquitoes. Swollen limbs. What is the cause? Is it elephantiasis?

lower limbs were swollen. I suspect if it is caused by mosquito bite, also this might have caused ...
 

How to treat swelling and pain in knees caused by Elephantiasis?

Hello Dr Rangadhar.... My Mother is Law is suffering from miled elephantiasis. Earlier ... 2-3 months back it was not very much problematic...but since last 2-3 months it has become really bad. She ...
 

What is the best treatment for elephantiasis?

My 66 year old father has been just diagnosed with elephantiasis disease. He is also a high BP ... to know what is the best treatment for elephantiasis. Thanks, Nidhi ...
 

Suggest treatment for Elephantiasis

Hi Docter, i am suffering from Elephantiasis i am very nervios as have visited to many docter in different different cities but could not get relief please suggest or give the full address where i can get ...
 

Medicine to cure elephantiasis

hi my elder some 9-10 months back met with an accident and he was plastered for two months but the swelling was there till date we thought it is because of fracture . but now we come to know that he was infected with elephatisis. doctor said that...
 

Suffer from elephantiasis. Any physiotherapy treatment?

of severely swollen left foot, leg and thigh ( Elephantiasis ). doctors said it is beyond repair. is their any ...
 

Is elephantiasis contagious and what are the treatments available?

I am staying with a person suffering from Elephantiasis, should I be concern? Should I do a test to see I have also infected with the disease. What are the available test to diagnose whether one have ...
 

My wife is suffering from Elephantiasis

Dear Friends, I m very much in trouble my wife was suffered from Elephantiasis back last 2 n a half year. I didn t found any sufficient doctor for that. Could you please help me to heal or way to heal ...
 

How can I confirm that I am infected with filarius elephantiasis ?

How can I confirm that I am infected with filarius elephantiasis? sir what are the basic symptoms of filaris elephantiasis? ...
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What is elephanties? It's cured?
I suppose you meant elephantiasis? it is chronic swelling of a limb, mostly the lower limbs as a result of a blockage of the lymphatic drainage system bey filaria worm. The most common cause is wuchereria bancrofti. It cannot be cured unless at a very early stage which is rarely the case. However, treatment can prevent further aggravation of symptoms. Hope you find this helpful. Dr. Ditah, MD
 
I'm 18 years old, and I'm feeling uncomfortable with my penis size. It's 5 inches in length and the same in girth. Any advice ?
Hi, thanks for your query. This may be a case of penile elephantiasis. Get on to meet a surgeon... Best wishes
 
Hi, my name is charbel moujally I'm a biomedical engineer. I'm a elephantiasis porter. The hereditaire case. I would like to know if there is any treatment
It depends on how severe is your disease. I would suggest you to meet a surgeon and get Lymphangiography. You can send reports to me. Treatable if disease is limited to a part only.
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