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How likely will my leishmaniasis have complications?
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: High unless treated
Leishmaniasis, even cutaneous, if left untreated will progress and cause complications.
There are cases when cutaneous leishmaniasis stalls in its progression due to strong immune response from the host, but i would not count on luck in this case and seek treatment immediately. Visceral leishmaniasis carries a grim prognosis unless treated.

In brief: High unless treated
Leishmaniasis, even cutaneous, if left untreated will progress and cause complications.
There are cases when cutaneous leishmaniasis stalls in its progression due to strong immune response from the host, but i would not count on luck in this case and seek treatment immediately. Visceral leishmaniasis carries a grim prognosis unless treated.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology
In brief: Depends ...
On the type and the status of the infected's immune system.

In brief: Depends ...
On the type and the status of the infected's immune system.
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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