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Organism that causes elephantiasis

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Suggest treatment for elephantiasis in an elderly person

and cause me to be on the emergency room so much i have faith in god that there is a specialist ...

Is there a cure for elephantiasis disease?

iwanna ask if there is cure for elephentisis deseas and if there is can u provid me with information and adress plz

Suggest treatment for elephantiasis

sir i am suffering from elephantiasis leg any permenant treatment in XXXXXXX ...

Suggest treatment for elephantiasis

My mom is suffering from elephantiasis from almost 20 years. Is there any cure for this disease? She is suffering a lot from the pain. Any medicine you suggest to get rid of pain? Some times she ...

Swollen foot that is spreading, chills. What can it be? What is the treatment?

sir my father suffering from chills in hand which cause him to shake and little bit swollen left ... will be the treatment for that sir i red about elephantiasis can it be so am very afraid of it ...
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Suggest me causes and prevention of elephantiasis.

My mom is suffering since 20 years with Filaris elephantiasis, its not curable even after many surgery. Can you please suggest me how can it be cured and the prevatives measures. Regards, Deepika ...

Bitten by mosquitoes. Swollen limbs. What is the cause? Is it elephantiasis?

lower limbs were swollen. I suspect if it is caused by mosquito bite, also this might have caused ...

How to treat swelling and pain in knees caused by Elephantiasis?

Hello Dr Rangadhar.... My Mother is Law is suffering from miled elephantiasis. Earlier ... 2-3 months back it was not very much problematic...but since last 2-3 months it has become really bad. She ...

Suggest treatment for pain and infection caused due to elephantiasis

My mother is suffering from Elephantiasis from last 38 years and last week she has developed infection in it causing sevre pain and high fever. We hopitalised her were she was put on the antibiotics ...

Medicine to cure elephantiasis

hi my elder some 9-10 months back met with an accident and he was plastered for two months but the swelling was there till date we thought it is because of fracture . but now we come to know that he was infected with elephatisis. doctor said that...

Suggest treatment for elephantiasis

Respected Doctor, I reside in kolkata (India). I am sorry to say that my elder sister Smt. Sachi Ghosh (31 years) has been suffering from Elephantiasis / lymphedima since 2006. It started ...

Suggest treatment for Elephantiasis

Hi Doctors, This is Srinivas from Srikakulam. My mother has got elephant leg(right). We have consulted General Physician. He has suggested to take anitbiotic injections. Arround 8 injections are given. It is not yet completely cured. Swelling has...

Suggest treatment for Elephantiasis

Hi Docter, i am suffering from Elephantiasis i am very nervios as have visited to many docter in different different cities but could not get relief please suggest or give the full address where i can get ...

What is the best treatment for elephantiasis?

My 66 year old father has been just diagnosed with elephantiasis disease. He is also a high BP ... to know what is the best treatment for elephantiasis. Thanks, Nidhi ...

Recommend preventive measures for Elephantiasis

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what are the risks of vaccination of elephanthiasis? what are the risks of elephanthiasis? is vaccination necessary?
Vaccine is safe. Mild malaise and fever can be seen. And elephantiasis can cause lymphatic obatruction and lymphedema of legs. Legs are swollen and look like legs of elephant. Hit thanks if you like my answer.
What is elephanties? It's cured?
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 bancrofti. It cannot be cured unless at a very early stage which is rarely the case. However, treatment can prevent further aggravation of symptoms. Hope you find this helpful. Dr. Ditah, MD
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