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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 took the treatment now from around 2 months there is swelling in my hands,fingers & legs. both the hands & legs muscles are painning, when i scratched on my skin there is burning senssation.please give me suggestion i am very tired
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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hi,as per symptoms mentioned it is type 2reaction of leprosy i.e erthema nodosum leprosum .continue short course of steroids in low doses.get a urine examination to rule out superadded bacterial infection
Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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