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Any effect on pregnancy if I visit leprosy center?

, which is a Leprosy cure and rehabilitation center for Leprosy afflicted people. They also ate food prepared by cured leprosy people and saw projects/small businesses run by them. I think they spent a day ...
 

Worried of contracting leprosy infection. Will it be safe to take rifampicin?

possible infection (may be sharing contaminated utensils at the Anandwan canteen, Leprosy patients also ...
 

Is BCG vaccine safe to take for prevention of lepromatous leprosy?

if this is misspelled) lepromatous leprosy that her doctors believe she contracted during one of her annual trips to her ... and enlarged lymph nodes) so they thought NTM at first but her skin biopsy confirmed leprosy and she responded ...
 

Pregnant. Had a visit to leprosy rehabilitation center. Any harmful effect on unborn?

is a Leprosy cure and rehabilitation center for Leprosy afflicted people. They also ate food prepared by cured leprosy people and saw projects/small businesses run by them. I think they spent a day at the "ashram". I ...
 

Pregnant. Had a visit to leprosy rehabilitation center. Will this cause any harm to an unborn?

, which is a Leprosy cure and rehabilitation center for Leprosy afflicted people. They also ate food prepared by cured leprosy people and saw projects/small businesses run by them. I think they spent a day ...
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Is leprosy hereditary?

Sir my sis wants to get married wid the guy whose grandpa is having leprosy white spots on most of d part of his body so is it so leprosy is hereditary how i will suppose to know that it is not n so ...
 

What is the treatment of leprosy?

Hi doctor, one of my relatives is having leprosy for 2 years, actually he has a patch on the face which is dull looking and less sensation I would say. Otherwise normal. I heard leprosy the fingers ...
 

What is the true course of leprosy?

hi doctor .. pleased to meet you and meet you. I want to ask your doctor about leprosy . please help me find the true course of the disease . I know that this disease starts from endemic areas ...
 

Means of leprosy transmission and precautionary measures?

Hello,my name is Kaliena. I am a sophomore at Life Christian Academy, and I am currently working on a report on leprosy , and I am getting confused based on different sources. One source says that leprosy ...
 

What medication and how long should we continue with leprosy treatment ?

Hi doctor my grand mother has leprosy she got treatment 2years ...after that she stopped medicine ..now again appearing some patches on her hands and head ..we need you suggestion what is the right ...
 

Leprosy patient, treated and cured. Will any medical test detect residual effects?

I have a friend who was treated for leprosy and he has been cured. However, he has to undergo a medical test for a visa abroad. Are there any tests to detect active/latent leprosy? Will they know he had ...
 

Have leprosy BT. Skin biopsy shows BT hansen disease. Worried

i am 27years,suffering from Leprosy BT.In january i came to know abt these.after that i gone thorugh 6 months prescribed medication for PB patients.After the medication period i again go through ...
 

Suffered from leprosy previously. Having swelling in hands, fingers, legs. Painful. Burning sensation when scratched. Suggestions?

Hello Doctor, I had suffered from Leprosy 10 yrs back taken whole treatment but in aug 2012 what i realised that in my hands there was muscles pain so as per biopsy doc gave me wysole started from 40 mg. i ...
 

I have dark spots on my face, What could be the posssible cause of this ?

I have dark spots on my face , what could be the possible causes and what could be the treatment for this problem I have a client with dark spots on her face and some clinicians suggested a test for leprosy ...
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my fatherinlaw has leprosy is it contagious if we use the same towel or if he sleeps on our children's bed shud v quarantine him he hs red rashes on his face
Leprosy is not highly infectious. It is transmitted by droplets infection during close &frequent contacts with non-infected people. There is a 5% chance that someone in contact with a leprosy patient will contract leprosy. Leprosy loses its infectiousness quickly. A single dose of MDT kills 99.9% of bacteria. Patients are not infectious after 2 weeks of treatment thus isolation for 2 week is req
 
my father in law aged 77 has recently been detected with leprosy. . he lives with us pls adv if this disease is contagious if he uses the same towels or bed she
hello,thanks for ur query, its very much infectious in chidren less 15yrs, or elderly people. bcg vaccination, do not share towels ( define d d type of leprosy), physical distance be maintained by isolation depanding on d type of leprosy.all d best.take care.
 
Hi Dr my right pinky finger up to my elbow has be numb for the past 3 days. If im driving in my car and got my elbow on the arm rest it gets numb. What can i do
HI. Visit the Neurologist ASAP as you need urgent MRI of the neck / have a thorough clinical check up to rule out diabetes , leprosy , and other general diseases which can cause such problems.
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