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What are the most common symptoms of chagas disease?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Chagas Disease

Sxs of chagas disease can include fatigue, generalized body aches, loose bowel movements, vomiting, rash, poor appetite.
Liver ; spleen can enlarge. Brain ; heart can become inflamed. One way to diagnose it is by visualizing motile trypanosoma cruzi parasites microscopically in fresh anticoagulated blood.

In brief: Chagas Disease

Sxs of chagas disease can include fatigue, generalized body aches, loose bowel movements, vomiting, rash, poor appetite.
Liver ; spleen can enlarge. Brain ; heart can become inflamed. One way to diagnose it is by visualizing motile trypanosoma cruzi parasites microscopically in fresh anticoagulated blood.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Chagas symptoms

In the acute phase, following infection from the central or so.
American bug that carries the parasite there is pain and swelling, fever, liver enlargement and malaise. This ends, even without treatment but in some becomes chronic affecting especially the heart leading to circulatory failure and sometimes heart stoppage. Treatment from a tropical disease specialist is mandatory.

In brief: Chagas symptoms

In the acute phase, following infection from the central or so.
American bug that carries the parasite there is pain and swelling, fever, liver enlargement and malaise. This ends, even without treatment but in some becomes chronic affecting especially the heart leading to circulatory failure and sometimes heart stoppage. Treatment from a tropical disease specialist is mandatory.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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