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  • Category: Infectious Diseases

    Filariasis Disease Treatment and prevention

    Filariasis is the disease and affect only some people in the world. How this disease is affected? Any treatment for this? Can anyone says the treatment and prevention for Filaria disease. Any special hospitals have this facilities to cure this disease? Please waiting for your reply.
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    Filariasis is an infectious disease caused by filarial worm, Wuchereria bancrofti. This disease is transmitted by mosquitoes belonging to culex family.
    It is commonly caused by Wuchereria bancrofti, it can also be caused by Brugia malayi and Brugia timori.

    Treatment of filariasis
    Drugs used for treatment are Diethycarbamazine, ivermectin, albendazole etc.,
    Elephantiasis cannot be treated completely, intermittent surgeries can be done to reduce the size of the limb by removing the excess of lymph

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