Top
10
Doctor insights on: Causes Of Tuberculoid Leprosy

Share
Dr. Heidi Fowler
98 doctors shared insights

Leprosy (Definition)

Leprosy is a disease that results in severe skin sores, nerve damage, and gradual muscle weakness. It is more common in temperate, tropical, and subtropical climates. Leprosy ...Read more


2

2
What is the relapse rate of borderline tuberculoid hansen disease?

Strange question: As leprosy in the human population in the United States is considered near eradication, unless you have been playing with 7 banded armadillos or visited louisiana when the last leprarium was still open in carville. ...Read more

4

4
How can the microbe cause damage to the affected organ for leprosy?

Hansen's Disease: (AKA leprosy) There may be loss of body parts due to inability to feel pain leading to recurrent injuries & secondary infections. Granulomas can form on nerves, eyes, skin & in respiratory tract. ...Read more

5

5
Does leprosy cause death?

Leprosy: According to World Health Organization “Mortality in leprosy is often not considered important since the disease is rarely an immediate cause of death.” Indirect effects of Lepromatous Leprosy ^ mortality 3.5 to 4 x higher than general population. Non-lepromatous Leprosy mortality rate was up to 2 x higher than general population. ...Read more

6

6
I heard that eating fish with dairy like milk is not good Is this true؟. And cause of leprosy?

Leprosy: If the fish does not have high mercury count & comes from a clean water source it is likely fine. If the milk is pasteurized & has been properly kept - it should be fine. The two can be ingested together. This is not a cause of leprosy. 95% of people are immune to Leprosy. Leprosy is caused by prolonged, direct contact (most likely nasal droplets) w someone who is infected. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
I was a patient of leprosy and after taking the treatment I am cured but it cause some damages can that be cured?

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. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What is leprosy (hansen's disease)?

Leprosy: Or Hansen's Disease is an infection caused by Mycobacterium lepromatosis & Mycobacterium Leprae. One may carry these bacteria for five to 20 years before becoming symptomatic. Granulomas can form on nerves, eyes, skin & in respiratory tract. There may be loss of body parts due to inability to feel pain leading to recurrent injuries & secondary infections. If Leprosy is not treated the symptoms ...Read more

9

9
What is leprosy (hansen's disease)?

Leprosy: Or Hansen's Disease is an infection caused by Mycobacterium lepromatosis & Mycobacterium Leprae. One may carry these bacteria for five to 20 years before becoming symptomatic. Granulomas can form on nerves, eyes, skin & in respiratory tract. There may be loss of body parts due to inability to feel pain leading to recurrent injuries & secondary infections. If Leprosy is not treated sx's will ^ ...Read more

10

10
Are all the organs affected by leprosy?

Not all organs: Granulomas can form on nerves, eyes, skin & in respiratory tract. There may be loss of body parts due to inability to feel pain leading to recurrent injuries & secondary infections. ...Read more