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Is malaria a serious disease to get nowadays?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes, still serious
Malaria symptoms show up a week to a few months after being infected by a mosquito bite.
Fevers, chills, fatigue, swelling of the spleen, etc... Usually occur as red blood cells break apart. With treatment, the symptoms should go away in a couple of weeks. However, without treatment, and depending on the type of malaria, an infected person can have symptoms for a few years, up to a few decades.

In brief: Yes, still serious
Malaria symptoms show up a week to a few months after being infected by a mosquito bite.
Fevers, chills, fatigue, swelling of the spleen, etc... Usually occur as red blood cells break apart. With treatment, the symptoms should go away in a couple of weeks. However, without treatment, and depending on the type of malaria, an infected person can have symptoms for a few years, up to a few decades.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes
Malaria is a very serious and sometimes fatal disease.
Always check to see if malaria is in an area you are traveling to and seek out med care prior to your trip.

In brief: Yes
Malaria is a very serious and sometimes fatal disease.
Always check to see if malaria is in an area you are traveling to and seek out med care prior to your trip.
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
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