What are the symptoms of malaria?

Fever chills fatigue. Malaria symptoms show up a week to a few months after being infected by a mosquito bite. Fevers, chills, head ache, fatigue, swelling of the spleen, etc... usually occur. With medical treatment, the symptoms should go away in a couple of weeks. However, without treatment, and depending on the strain of malaria parasite, an infected person can have symptoms for a few years, up to a few decades.

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What are the symptoms of malaria?

Symptoms. Symptoms may include fever, bodyache, sweating, headache; if one recently traveled to an endemic area for malaria and developed these symptoms malaria should be in the deferential diagnosis. Read more...
Malaria Symptoms. may include: headache, fever, shivering, sweating, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dry cough, muscle/joint/back pain & enlarged spleen. There is a cyclic pattern of being very cold & shivering followed by feeling very hot and sweating. Additionally one can develop jaundice, blood in urine, anemia, eye problems (nystagmus, problems with eye movements), seizures & coma. Read more...

Can you explain what are the symptoms of malaria?

Malaria. Malaria symptoms are many indeed! fever, chills, sweats, headache, cough, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain/bloating, diarrhea, muscle or joint aches with the mild or uncomplicated type. For more severe cases, patients can present with comatose state, seizures, respiratory distress, kidney or liver failure, anemia just to name a few. Read more...

What are the symptoms of malaria? When should I be worried?

Malaria. The presentation may vary with the plasmodium species involved but often begins with shaking chills, high fevers, sweats, headache, fatigue and nausea and vomiting. In persons who have been in a malarious area for very long and have been repeatedly infected there may be minimal if any symptoms. It also varies with the state of the infected individual. Read more...
Agree w Dr. Raff. Malaria Symptoms may include: headache, fever, shivering, sweating, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dry cough, muscle/joint/back pain & enlarged spleen. There is a cyclic pattern of being very cold & shivering followed by feeling very hot and sweating. Additionally one can develop jaundice, blood in urine, anemia, eye problems (nystagmus, problems with eye movements), seizures & coma. Would be > Read more...

What are the symptoms of malaria? What's the treatment?

Malaria Symptoms. may include headache, fever, shivering, sweating, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dry cough, muscle/joint/back pain & enlarged spleen. There is a cyclic pattern of being very cold & shivering followed by feeling very hot and sweating. Additionally one can develop jaundice, blood in urine, anemia, eye problems (nystagmus, problems with eye movements), seizures & coma. There are a # of antimalarial meds. Read more...

What are the symptoms of malaria in a toddler. (a year and six months old)?

Childhood malaria. First and foremost if you think your toddler has malaria, you need to bring the baby to an emergency room immediately. Symptoms of malaria usually appear 9-14 days after an infected mosquito bite. Initially flu like symptoms (headache, fatigue, painful joints, fever, chills, vomiting and diarrhea. Fever is most common symptom. In children, it can progress rapidly to serious illness or death. Read more...
Varies widely. Low- to high-grade fever, drowsiness, headache, anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea, pallor, enlarged liver and spleen, or any combination of these symptoms. Read more...

What are some symptoms of malaria?

Quickly. Often within hours after the mosquito injects plasmodia into you, fever and chills and diffuse muscle aches and malaise may develop, depending upon the species with which you are infected. Subsequently the initial random fevers and chills assume a regular pattern of every third or fourth day, you become anemic and may have mental changes (all species related). Read more...

What are the symptoms for malaria?

Fever chills fatigue. Malaria symptoms show up a week to a few months after being infected by a mosquito bite. Fevers, chills, head ache, fatigue, swelling of the spleen, etc... usually occur. With medical treatment, the symptoms should go away in a couple of weeks. However, without treatment, and depending on the strain of malaria parasite, an infected person can have symptoms for a few years, up to a few decades. Read more...
Any of a number. Malaria is a serious condition, that is potentially fatal. The commonest symptoms are those of the common cold. Therefore, any illness that occurs within a few weeks of visiting a malaria-endemic area, should prompt a visit to a doctor, with specific mention of your travel history if the doctor does not ask! Read more...

Please explain what are some symptoms of malaria?

Malaria. Malaria symptoms are many indeed! fever, chills, sweats, headache, cough, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain/bloating, diarrhea, muscle or joint aches with the mild or uncomplicated type. For more severe cases, patients can present with comatose state, seizures, respiratory distress, kidney or liver failure, anemia just to name a few. Read more...
Malaria symptoms. may include: headache, fever, shivering, sweating, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dry cough, muscle/joint/back pain & enlarged spleen. There is a cyclic pattern of being very cold & shivering followed by feeling very hot and sweating. Additionally one can develop jaundice, blood in urine, anemia, eye problems (nystagmus, problems with eye movements), seizures & coma. Death may occur. Read more...