What is Dracunculiasis?

Dracunculiasis ,caused by Dracunculus, medinesis ,is a parasitic infection .Few or no clinical manifestations of dracnculiasis are evident until just before the blisters forms, when there is onset of fever and generalized allergic symptoms, icluding periorbital edema,wheezing and urticaria .Diagnosis is confirmed by presence of adult worms in infected material in a lab.Worms excised by surgery .

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Hi, some months ago i had infections like staphloccocus, syphillis, worm issue and ulcer which i treated after some months letter, i went for...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,

The site of ulcer is not mentioned in your query so it is difficult to know the most probable causative agent.

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