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Whatis tropical medicine?

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Whatis tropical medicine?

Tropical medicine: Also called international medicine, included diseases that are widespread or difficult to treat in tropical regions, such as malaria. ...Read more

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Malaria (Definition)

A life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female mosquitoes. The parasites ...Read more


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Is there an alternative to malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) / other anti-malaria tablets?

Is there an alternative to malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) / other anti-malaria tablets?

Yes: If taking prophylactic anti-malarials is not possible then the best way to avoid getting malaria is to use insect repellents on your skin which contain deet, insect repellants on your clothing which contain permethirn, sleep under a bed net and avoid being outside at dusk when the mosquitoes which transmit malaria are most likely to bite. ...Read more

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Malaria prophylaxis needed for india trip in winter?

Malaria prophylaxis needed for india trip in winter?

More than Likely: Malaria medication & insect repellent, secure window screens, possible bed netting for malaria risk year round throughout country including cities of delhi and bombay), except altitudes > 6561 ft in himachal, jammu, kashmir, pradesh, or sikkim. Most malaria cases reported from forested madhya pradesh, maharashtra, orissa, gujarat, rajasthan, bihar, & karnataka. Also risks of dengue, chikungunya. ...Read more

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Why is plasmodium vivax and ovale called tertian malaria?

Why is plasmodium vivax and ovale called tertian malaria?

Type of Malaria: This a form of Malaria caused by Pasmodium vivax and ovale in which febrile paroxysms occur every 48 hours Vivax Malaria is difficult to cure as relapses are common. Ovale is caused by P Ovale and is milder and easy to treat Both are treated with Chloroquin ...Read more

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What is tropical medicine?

Tropical medicine: Also called international medicine, included diseases that are widespread or difficult to treat in tropical regions, such as malaria. ...Read more

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Hallo. Would like to know is there homeopatic medicine ( profolactic ) for malaria ( plasmodium falciparum )? Thank you. Regards louis

Hallo. Would like to know is there homeopatic  medicine  ( profolactic )  for malaria ( plasmodium falciparum )? Thank you. Regards louis

Yes, though unproven: Many homeopaths have found homeopathy to be effective in both preventing ; treating malaria (esp. In the acute phase). Research is limited- i found one study demonstrating effectiveness of homeopathic neem but it's not controlled: http://www.Abhalight.Org/neem.Pdf neem tea in material doses may also help. See http://safe-medicine.Blogspot.Com/2012/11/the-treatment-of-malaria-with-homeopathy.Html. ...Read more

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Safe anti malaria in pregnency?

Safe anti malaria in pregnency?

Malaria in the world: First, the location of the risk for malaria must be known. Some meds do not work in some areas in the world. So first knowing your risks and what meds work in that locale is vital. Then the meds can be evaluated for safety in pregnancy. Here is a website to learn about malaria risks where you are or are going: http://www.Cdc.Gov/travel. ...Read more

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Does lonart malaria drug make one itch?

Does lonart malaria drug make one itch?

Lonart: Is an antimalarial made in india ; used in africa ; other parts of the world. It contains artemether. Artemether can cause urticaria (itching) in about 3% of people. ...Read more

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Docs, what's acute febrile malaria?

Docs, what's acute febrile malaria?

Malaria -bad disease: Malaria is a dangerous disease. 'Acute' just means it's happening 'now', over a short-course of time (most cases). Febrile just means 'with a fever' - and indeed most cases of malaria will have that, since it's such a raging infection. Best not to get sick at all - so if traveling, see a doc before hand to get information and protection. Above all, avoid the bite! when traveling in malaria areas. ...Read more

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Best malaria medicine ?

Depends: There are several medicines for malaria. The best one depends on the area that you are traveling through and the resistance developed by malaria in that area. ...Read more

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Is there any homeopathic medicine for pityriasis lichenoid chronica?

Not specifically: There is not a "this for that" homeopathic medicine for this condition. But with a comprehensive assessment, a medicine may be found that helps your overall health -- including the skin condition. Homeopathy seeks to understand your problem by perceiving the deeper pattern of your suffering, which manifests on the surface also. Find a homeopathic doctor: http://www.Homeopathyusa.Org/. ...Read more

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Sir..can u plz prescribe the treatment for resistant typhoid fever??

Sir..can u plz prescribe the treatment for resistant typhoid fever??

Salmonella SOL: Yes: first make sure it's the correct diagnosis using a stool culture on special culture media. Second, see what the antibiotic sensitivities are via that same culture and use one it is sensitive. If it is resistant to all those antibiotics and a special test of newer antibiotics fails then you are, as they say, S.O.L. and will need to be followed closely by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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Which medicines treat malaria?

Depends on:: There are a # of antimalarial drugs (chloroquine, Malarone, Coartem, (artemether and lumefantrine) Lariam, artesunate, quinine, quinidine & combination of quinine & either doxycline or clindamyin. Medication choices depend on a # of factors: Which species of Malaria? What area of the world did the person become infected & is there drug resistant Malaria there? Does the person have any concurrent infections? Pregnancy?> ...Read more

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What is malaria cure?

Are you referring to: A new discovery from researchers at the university of cape town in south africa? Generally malaria has multi drug resistance & each case carefully considered for appropriate treatment. In 2012, at least in animal models, a new medicine which seems to work on all forms & does it with a single dose. Called mmv390048, it is potent, very active, & may be in trial by late this year. We shall see. ...Read more

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Which anti malaria is best?

Below: Depends on the are you are going to. Look at CDC website, you will get the most information there about prevention, type of malaria at the site you are going to. ...Read more

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Prevent malaria best with doxycycline or mefloquine if travelling abroad?

Prevent malaria best with doxycycline or mefloquine if travelling abroad?

Depends: The choice of prophylaxis is based in part on where you're going and the resistance patterns of the malaria in the area. The cdc has a good website that discusses this issue based on region or country. When in doubt, see a travel medicine specialist. ...Read more

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How is withania coagulans used in medicine?

How is withania coagulans used in medicine?

An herbal supplement: Withania coagulans is a plant from India, that has been used in traditional India medicine for years for various conditions. There are some VERY SMALL scientific studies/research that suggest it can help lower blood sugar. Much more research is needed to find about exact uses, doses, and side effects. The same plant substance can cure at 1 dose & kill at another dose. So wait for good evidence. ...Read more

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Which malaria prophylaxis is recommended when traveling to east africa?

Which malaria prophylaxis is recommended when traveling to east africa?

Several choices: Malaria is a parasite which is spread by the bite of a mosquito. Prevention of mosquito bites is essential in preventing malaria. In addition, travelers to eastern africa should take preventative medication. It is best to get advice from your travel medicine specialist as each medication (atovaquone/proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine) has benefits and side effects. ...Read more

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Homeopathic treatment available for cutaneous larva migrans?

Homeopathic treatment available for cutaneous larva migrans?

Yes, possibly: I know of one case, shared by a homeopathic physician in india. You can see it here: http://tinyurl.Com/kw98mn6 we can learn a lot from our colleagues in other countries who may practice differently -- and also see patients with diseases seen less commonly in the us. This case required constitutional treatment, meaning a professional homeopath to review and prescribe. ...Read more

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Best malaria medicine ?

Depends: There are several medicines for malaria. The best one depends on the area that you are traveling through and the resistance developed by malaria in that area. ...Read more

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Which medicines treat malaria?

Depends on:: There are a # of antimalarial drugs (chloroquine, Malarone, Coartem, (artemether and lumefantrine) Lariam, artesunate, quinine, quinidine & combination of quinine & either doxycline or clindamyin. Medication choices depend on a # of factors: Which species of Malaria? What area of the world did the person become infected & is there drug resistant Malaria there? Does the person have any concurrent infections? Pregnancy?> ...Read more

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What is the best drug for malaria pls?

What is the best drug for malaria pls?

Best Malaria Drug: The first question is for treatment or prevention or Malaria. If this question is about treatment, you need to seek qualified medical attention promptly. For prevention, Doxycycline, Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) and Laruim are all considered drugs of choice. The first two taken daily and Laruim taken weekly, each for varying lengths of time. Recommend Googling "CDC Yellow Book Malaria" for in depth recommendations. ...Read more

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What drugs can be used to treat malaria?

Treatment depends on: the species of malaria. There are a # of antimalarial drugs (chloroquine, Malarone, Coartem, (artemether and lumefantrine) Lariam, artesunate, quinine, quinidine & combination of quinine and either doxycline or clindamyin. ...Read more

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Is lonart a good malaria drug?

Lonart: Is an antimalarial drug from india that contains artemether. It is used in many areas of the world. I can't personally comment on how 'good' it is. ...Read more

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Can malaria drugs cause abortion?

Can malaria drugs cause abortion?

Unlikely: Anti-malarial drugs have not been shown to cause abortion. In fact, we can treat malaria during pregnancy depending on the medication used. ...Read more

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Does lonart malaria drug make one itch?

Lonart: Is an antimalarial made in india ; used in africa ; other parts of the world. It contains artemether. Artemether can cause urticaria (itching) in about 3% of people. ...Read more

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What are risks of drug resistant malaria?

Malaria: Most drug-resistant malaria is caused by the falciparum species which is the one causing most deaths for malaria. Inadequate prevention or poor treatment can result in death. ...Read more

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Which medicine to take to prevent malaria is most effective?

Which medicine to take to prevent malaria is most effective?

Depends: ..On region you are traveling. Different areas may have resistant malaria; which preventative malaria medication you should take will vary. Also, you will be offered choice based on activity, potential side effects, risk profile, length of stay, sun exposure, stomach sensitivity, personal medical history, even medication costs. Plan on discussing this with provider carefully. Don't forget deet! ...Read more

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What medicine should I bring along if i'm going to a country with endemic malaria?

What medicine should I bring along if i'm going to a country with endemic malaria?

It varies: That depends on where you're going. Resistance to anti-malarial drugs varies from region to region, as does the species of malaria parasite. You should either see a travel medicine specialist, or consult with your regular doctor. Updated information is available at the cdc website: http://wwwnc.Cdc.Gov/travel/. ...Read more

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Not long ago my friend told me that the anti-malarial medicines can be worse than catching malaria itself. how true is this?

It's not: I'm really sorry there are such foolish people in this world. If you've never had malaria and you go to an area with there's falciparum without an anti-malarial on board, you're asking to be dead in two weeks. Is that what you want? There will always be doctor-bashers. People who take them seriously can pay with their lives. ...Read more

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My friend is suffering from dangu. And malaria her plantes is now only 15000 so tell any medicine which can increase blood plantnes please tell me asap.

My friend is suffering from dangu. And malaria her plantes  is now only 15000 so tell any medicine which can increase blood plantnes please tell me asap.

Treat the parasites: The platelet count may resolve after treatment. If bleeding occur from low platelet, platelet transfusion will be okay. Other types of low platelet like itp can respond to predinosone or danazole. ...Read more

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What is a good malaria prevention drug?

Mefloquin/Malarone&: The drugs to prevent Malaria are Chloroquin rarely used due to resistance these days Mefloquin is used once a week Malarone which is a combination of Atovoquone and Proguanil taken daily Doxycycline taken daily Primaqun taken daily ...Read more

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I am two months pregnant. Please, what drug can I use to treat malaria?

I am two months pregnant. Please, what drug can I use to treat malaria?

Depends: This all depends on the region where you were infected. There are varying degrees of malarial drug resistance around the globe. There are several malarial medications that are safe to take during pregnancy, but again everything depend on the region of the world where you were infected. Please make an appoint with a health care provider and/or an infectious disease specialist! ...Read more

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Please what malaria drugs are classified as corrective and preventive drugs. Please give example?

Please what malaria drugs are classified as corrective and preventive drugs. Please give example?

Complicated: Many antimalarials are used both for prophylaxis as well as therapeutics. Suggest you either get an infectious diseases textbook or go on the cdc website and read about these. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it true that medicine sold on the counter in north america are different from the ones sold in central america or mexico?Example (malaria tablets)

Is it true that medicine sold on the counter in north america are different from the ones sold in central america or mexico?Example (malaria tablets)

Yes if it is same: Same medication , same dose will be same all over the world . We have very strict fda rules that maintain safety , purity , standardization , prevention of adulterated medication , some of the countries may not have those standards then it is your luck , getting real thing or fake. ...Read more

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Can taking malaria drugs cause miscarriage?

Some: Some antimalrial drugs are not recommended for use during specific times in pregnancy due to the nature of risk to the fetus. ...Read more

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Which drugs can i take for typhoid and malaria plus?

Many drugs: All require prescription and are dependent on the type of malaria and the resistance pattern and stage of typhoid ...Read more

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Pharmacist can give me other anti-malaria drug on request?

Pharmacist can give me other anti-malaria drug on request?

Generic ok: Pharmacist can dispense generic version of same drug prescribed automatically in most states, a full sub can be done on the permission of your doctor. ...Read more