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Is Rifampicin the right medication for leprosy?

dear sir i had leprosy on 2010 i took dapsone-100 and hansepran for 2 year..after 2 year i:e 2014 i ... ..he told that you are still having leprosy .. he gave me that same medicine what i take in 2010 during ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for the symptoms of leprosy

hello sir i am sooriyakumar. in 1990 i take treatment in st thomas leoprosy center(chetpet,thiruvannamalai dt).but last two year i am in chennai.i find some symptums of leoprosy in my hand.so i have to take treatment near by my area.now i am in...
 

Suggest treatment for leprosy

Sir, I m Leprosy petient since last 4 yrs. If i take medicine like Dapsonse,Hansenpran,r-cin its react on my body & the desease increses on my body.when its diagonst only 3 nos patches on my body ...
 

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 ...
 

Can leprosy medication be prescribed for hives?

? And why would he write me Dapsone the leprosy medication for this ? ...
 

Is it possible to restore leprosy damaged nerve?

i had suffered from leprosy in my childhood. although the disease is not there. there is ulnar neuropathy and also sensation is not there on my right palm on the region of ring finger and little finger. i ...
 

Suggest treatment for leprosy with defect in ulnar nerve

hi there.i am suffering from leprosy since one year. now it is effecting my ulnar nerve and i am on medication with mdt(rifampicine+clofazamine+dapsone)kindly advise me how it can be cured early as i have lost ...
 

Can leprosy be transmitted through sexual contact?

hello doc, if someone has diagnosed as leprosy [small patch of skin been discolored on the arm ... some biopsy for his skin which had small patch of discoloration on his arms and said it is leprosy ...
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I am planning to marry a girl whose family members had leprosy prior. What checks should i make? Is Leprosy hereditary?
Hi..leprosy is not hereditary but it is spreadable...
 
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
 
few days ago im a small part of my skin of my index finger became torn but now the tip of other finger cannot feel much sensation is it leprosy? plz help
Less likely to be due to leprosy. Better to consult dermatologist and get done clinical examination. Please hit thanks.
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