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For centuries children and adults did ok treating leprosy with home remedies. Why can't i?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Leprosy Remedies
Chaulmoogra Oil has some antibacterial qualities so it has sometimes been helpful – but why turn to this when there is EXTREMELY effective treatment available - dapson, rifampicin & clofazimine.
Some remedies might v sx's but are not curative. Azadirachta indica may act as a soothing antiseptic & Centella Asiatica may help wi pigmentation & inflammation. Please discuss wi your physician before >

In brief: Leprosy Remedies
Chaulmoogra Oil has some antibacterial qualities so it has sometimes been helpful – but why turn to this when there is EXTREMELY effective treatment available - dapson, rifampicin & clofazimine.
Some remedies might v sx's but are not curative. Azadirachta indica may act as a soothing antiseptic & Centella Asiatica may help wi pigmentation & inflammation. Please discuss wi your physician before >
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
use of any alternative/herbal medicines. Don't confuse effective cure wi sx relief.
Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ineffective
Because none of these home remedies is effective and since there are treatments today which have some degree of success depending upon the type of leprosy and its stages why would you not seek medical care?

In brief: Ineffective
Because none of these home remedies is effective and since there are treatments today which have some degree of success depending upon the type of leprosy and its stages why would you not seek medical care?
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: Did not work.
Leprosy is progressive infection which fortunately is rare in US.
This requires long term multiple antibiotic therapy with 3 drugs and specialized knowledge because of the rare nature of the infection in the US. There are specialized reference clinic in Louisiana which your doctor can contact for latest information on how to treat leprosy. This can severe nerve damage and must be treated.

In brief: Did not work.
Leprosy is progressive infection which fortunately is rare in US.
This requires long term multiple antibiotic therapy with 3 drugs and specialized knowledge because of the rare nature of the infection in the US. There are specialized reference clinic in Louisiana which your doctor can contact for latest information on how to treat leprosy. This can severe nerve damage and must be treated.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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