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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 ...

Having white sopts on skin after typhoid. Is this leprosy? Is it curable or hereditary?

me that her cousin sis has same problem. my question is whether this is symptom of leprosy? whether ...

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 ...

Visited a leprosy center. Want to take prophylactic drug. Any harm?

to Anandvan ( leprosy cure and rehabilitation center). Is there any harm if my mom takes a prophylactic drug ... at the Anandwan canteen, Leprosy patients also probably eat there). We read somewhere that taking Rifampicin ...
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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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 again appearing some patches on her hands and head ..we need you suggestion what is the right ...

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 ...

What is the use of taking nexito 5 being a diabetic ?

I have been prescribed nexito 5 tablet can i know why age 38 height 5.2 weight 58 i m a diabetic from last 15 months getting treatment for leprosy & his is the first time i m going into all this can u ...
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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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