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Had swelling in leg. Was filaria. Still infected?

when i was in std fifth.. my right leg got swelled a bit. and it was not being fine. i live in a rural area. my father consulted a doctor. he said it was filaria without any test. i went through his medicine course. now i am a graduate. it has been 11 years of that incidence and i play lots of sports.Though i have no problem with my legs now. bt in my mind, somewhere, i still have doubts. what should i do??? will that disease occur again... i m very scared... juzt want right and true guidance .. if it was filaria. m i still infected??? and if so can it be cured???
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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Sanjay, you had filariasis ,but not now. Now what you have is swollen leg which is the after ramnant of filariasis. If you do not have any problem with affected leg, nothing to do. But if you have some complaint, you consult surgeon, to reduce the swelling. Your disease is inactive, so do not worry.
Answered: Fri, 15 Mar 2013
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