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How can I confirm that I am infected with filarius elephantiasis ?

How can I confirm that I am infected with filarius elephantiasis? sir what are the basic symptoms of filaris elephantiasis?
Asked On : Mon, 20 Jun 2011
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Symptoms depends upon involving body parts.usualy affects the extremities.
First it starts with fever,malaise,dry cough,weezing,dyspnoea,cloudy urine,subcutenious sweling of extremity with painful lymphadenopathy.
There are certain investigations to confirm it...Eosinophilia in blood,Detection of microfilarie in peripheral blood,chyluria in urine,Detection of filarial antigen by ELISA.
consult physician for better guidance.
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