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A 39-year-old female asked:

We went to kruger national park in dec..we did not sleep over in the park itself only went on a day drive, should i be worried about malaria as we did not take any prevention medication we stayed in hazyview.

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Malaria prophylaxis: Malaria prophyaxis-chemoprevention is there for before exposure ,but not for after exposure. Did you encounter any mosquito bites. If suspicion is there get your blood tested for the malarial parasite.
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