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how long before a trip to a malaria area should malaria treatment start and what treatment options are available?

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Dr. Bradley Musser
25 years experience Family Medicine
Malaria Prevention: Medications for malaria prevention are started a few days prior to travel and continued for some time after return. The US Center for Disease Control website has details on the available medications. https://www.cdc.gov/malaria/
Answered on Nov 13, 2017
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