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Filaria causes

Premium Questions

Dr. Jasvinder Singh MD

I notice an unusual growth in my calf muscles since past 8 months and they have become very hard and tough..Is this one of the symptom of filaria? Also i dont urinate properly i.e. i take ample amount ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jasvinder Singh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Rahul Kumar MD

Hi Doctor, My right leg is swelling and testis and penis are also swelling. but filaria test result is negative. One of the doctors asked me do surgery. if i do surgery will it be completely curable. Thanks ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Ketan Vagholkar MD

My older sister (80 years old) suffers from chronic filaria on her left leg. A doctor suggested ... increased the frequency of fever related to filaria. She normally takes a course of Hetrazan pills ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ketan Vagholkar ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja MD

My Mother in law is suffering from Filaria . Need a doctor to consult in chennai ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr.   Tushar Kanti Biswas MD

Diets advised in filaria which bp controlling medicine can be tried on filaria case? I have been advised by doctors that there is no cure to this ugly disease. Is some relief available in surgery? Or has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Tushar Kanti Biswas ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi MD

that it is an early earlly early stage of filaria.. and gave me diethylcarbamazine citrate tablets... i m into 1 week of using them, but pain got reduced slighter.. he said mosquite bite is the cause. shuld... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Venkata Subrahmanaym Mukkavilli MD

is filaria contagious ? my sister aged about 40 plus has a filaria and she suffers during the month of Jan/feb every year with severe pain and swelling of legs. she is being administered medicine regularly ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Venkata Subrahmanaym Mukkavilli ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

Hi. I have a friend who has recently tweeted, codedly, that he has cancer. We re also roomates. Here s a brief history about him: 2-3 years back he had a philaria attack. This made him go on medications for quite a while.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  Deepti M MD

a female 62years old,suferring from filaria since 6 to 7 years.chief complains are-swelling whole body,pain, oozing is stop now ,dyspnoea, ,unable to walk,but when oozing stop the condition of patient ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepti M ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Pallavi Jain MD

Hi Doctor, Iam suffering with fileria for past 12 years. I have taken once course of Hetrogen and DEC tablets in the intial stage of the effect.Doctor told the swelling is not possible to reduce,but it wont grow furthur,... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pallavi Jain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

underlying cause is to be diagnosed. treatment is accordingly tocontroll the basic cause. banocide or hetrazan are otherwise recommended. this can be due to various causes like asthma filaria or...

Dr. Amarnath MD

the best is treating with diethylcarbamazepine or DEC though it looks ugly to have a large legs it is not a life threatening disease. you are advised to keep your leg clean and tidy and use mosquito repellent and flea...

Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

I suppose you meant elephantiasis? it is chronic swelling of a limb, mostly the lower limbs as a result of a blockage of the lymphatic drainage system bey filaria worm. The most common cause is wuchereria...