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A 36-year-old male asked:

I was a patient of leprosy and after taking the treatment i am cured but it cause some damages can that be cured?

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Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 26 years experience
Be more specific: Without saying what kind of damage you received from the treatment, it's impossible to say if it's reversible or not.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Leprosy: Recovery of parts of the body that were impacted by leprosy prior to treatment will depend largely on the extent of damage that had occurred. For instance - if someone lost a digit due to repeated injury - that is not reversible. Take care.

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