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This condition happens due to a lymphatic obstruction which can cause severe inflammation in the legs as well as the groin area. This is due to an infection spread by the bite of a parasitic mosquito. The symptoms include blocked lymph ducts, severe swelling in the legs, thick skin tissue and impaired lymphatic drainage.
HOW IS ELEPHANTIASIS DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of the condition will be done by a general physician who will conduct fever and flu tests as well as blood tests that will try to find the cause of the pain and swelling. A detailed evaluation of past medical history will also be taken.
HOW IS ELEPHANTIASIS TREATED?
Treatment for the same includes different drugs, especially anthelmintic ones that help in reducing the swelling and allow the fluids to pass through smoothly. Beyond this, bandaging the area to a certain extent may be tried out by some doctors.
DID YOU KNOW?
Tropical regions like Southeast Asia, India and South America are susceptible to Elephantiasis