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Elephantiasis is defined as a disorder or condition of the body that is characterized with extreme and very weird enlargement of some body areas. This in particular is seen around the limbs and can also extend to the genitals of the individual. It is caused because of the lymphatic system problem that prevents fluids from passing freely thus resulting in accumulation. Symptoms include gross swelling in these areas.
HOW IS ELEPHANTIASIS DIAGNOSED?
A general physician may conduct a physical examination to identify the condition. Blood tests will help in further investigation.
HOW IS ELEPHANTIASIS TREATED?
The treatment of this condition can be done with the help of anthelmintic drugs as well as a treatment of the cause for the infection which has led to the condition. Keeping the swollen regions bandaged and elevated will also be recommended.
DID YOU KNOW?
Elephantiasis is a chronic condition that can last for years though it is considered to be treatable.