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My mother is suffering from elephantiasis, please help

My mother is suffering from elephantiasis since 2 years. She has gone through two operations but still she is suffering so, could you help me out of this waiting for your reply .
Asked On : Sun, 5 Dec 2010
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Hi welcome to Healthcaremagic

Hi.., Elephantiasis is also known as filiriasis, caused by Filiria, transmitted by mosquito..
Only you need to protect the unaffected part of body, By prophylaxis DEC Diethycarbamazepine..
Amputation of the infected limb will be done, that is the last option.. Try to change the place of living from endemic area to to other non infected area...
Hope I have answered your question..

Answered: Thu, 25 Aug 2011
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