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Symptoms Of Myiasis
Variable: I assume you mean disappear. When you get dilated it can take up to 3-4 hours for vision blur and pupil dilation to disappear. That is if you were dilated with tropicamide. If you were dilated with cyclogyl (cyclopentolate) it could take a few days. If you were dilated with Atropine it could take even longer for the dilation / mydriasis to wear off. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgical removal: Myiasis is the infection of a fly larva (maggot) in human tissue. Fly larvae need to be surgically removed by a medical profession. After removal, the wound is left open and should be cleaned well at least daily. Proper hygiene of wounds is very important when treating myiasis. Sometimes medication is given, depending on the type of larva that causes the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In the event u have myiasis is it advisable u leave the learve to live their life span in the body of the individual infested?
Myiasis: No, although maggot therapy has been used to debride necrotic tissue in wounds, you are talking here about a malignant infestation. The larvae need to be removed by a trained surgeon. The wound is cleaned daily after the larvae are removed. Proper hygiene of wounds is very important when treating myiasis. Sometimes medication is given, depending on the type of larva that causes the infestation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer