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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Malaria: Malaria could affect blood, spleen, liver, eyes, central nervous system, lungs, GI tract.

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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
All of them: Malaria parasite destroys red cells and causes anemia which affect all organs. Hemolysis can damage the kidneys and red cells infected with the parasi ... Read More
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
RBC: Treponema parasites infect red blood cells. Anywhere a red blood cell goes; i.e. any organ, can there fore be Affected. The spleen commonly has prob ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
To him, not you: Falciparum malaria is very dangerous for the person infected, but easy to treat and cure. It can only be spread by mosquitoes, so it's not dangerous ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Malaria : The infection is not spread from person to person except via blood transfusion. If not treated properly falciparum malaria can be fatal.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any age: Malaria can develop at almost any age, following bite by an infected mosquito.
A member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
25 years experience Psychiatry
Any treatment: There are no known interactions between fluoxetine and the antimalarial medications.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Malaria is a mosquito-spread infectious disease of humans & other animals caused by eukaryotic protists (a microorganism). The protists act as parasit ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Parasitic Disease: Carried by a mosquito flying from dusk to dawn, malaria is one-cell parasite called plasmodium. Malaria is transmitted from person-to-person through t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Parasitc infection : It is a anopheles mosquito transmitted parasitic disease and there are 4 subtypes of the parasite with vivax and falciparum being the most common and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Yes: If diagnosed correctly and treated with the right medications malaria is absolutely curable. Right drugs, right doses, right length of time. Treating ... Read More
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