What is Gnathostomiasis?

A migrating edema, or creeping eruption, caused by cutaneous infection by larvae of Gnathostoma spinigerum.

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I'm looking for a US doctor that knows how to diagnose and treat Gnathostomiasis. General Practioners (MDs) and ER docs know nothing about it. I...

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Your State lab CDC & Jewish Hospital in XXXXXXX Albendazole 400 BIDx7Day

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Welcome to HCM. Sorry for the lingering...

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Hi, I became suddenly and acutely ill 9 years ago. I remained very sick for about a year and a half, then gradually got a little better, but I have...

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I understand your concern and would like to know...

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XXXXXXX male, 35, 68kg, 170cm, indian suffering from eosinophilic granuloma. Small nodules of about 1/2 cm have appeared on many parts of body...

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Thank you for posting the query,

As you said, you are suffering from Eosinophilic Granuloma, which can involve respiratory system to...

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