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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
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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 ...
 

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 ..now 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 ...
 

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 ...
Mobile Questions and Answers
 
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.
 
Hi i have a skin condition in which my skin on my arms and back will get white dry little spots. How can i stop this ftom happdning or cure please help?
This probably suggests you have fungal infection tinea versicolor. You need to use anti fungal treatment i.e tab fluconozole twice daily for 5 days along with application hypocjlorite solution over the spots . If lesion not reduced aftrr one wk consult a dermatologist to rule out othet possibiloty like leprosy.
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