Doctors for Malaria in Lakshmi Narayan Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Malaria is a fairly common form of mosquito borne disease that leads to shivering, high fever, dizziness, yellow skin, seizures and if not treated on time, death too. If a female Anopheles mosquito that is infected with the relevant bacteria bites you then you are prone to getting malaria. Because there are various forms of malaria, symptoms may also be very serious and fatal depending on the type.
HOW IS MALARIA DIAGNOSED?
A GP would immediately conduct a blood test based on the symptoms. Sometimes, multiple tests could be needed if the levels of bilirubin are still not visible strongly in the blood.
HOW IS MALARIA TREATED?
There are various kinds of antimalarial medications available and are given along with paracetamol to bring down the fever. In other cases, an individual may also have to be hospitalised and get glucose to balance the loss of fluids due to vomiting.
DID YOU KNOW?
Malaria is predominant in tropical and subtropical areas