Malaria

About- Malaria also called plasmodium infection is a disease caused by a plasmodium parasite, transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes.

Symptoms-
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anemia
  • Bloody stools
  • Chest pain
  • Chills
  • Coma
  • Convulsions
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Sweating
 
Causes-
Malaria caused by a plasmodium parasite, transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes. It can be transmitted through
 
  • An organ transplant to the recipient
  • Blood transfusion
  • From mother to unborn child
  • Use of shared needles or syringes
Complications
  • Anemia
  • Brain damage
  • Cerebral malaria
  • Coma
  • Kidney failure
  • Liver failure
  • Low blood sugar
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Ruptured spleen
  • Seizures
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of the brain
Specialists to visit
Infectious Disease Doctor
General Physician

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com
https://www.who.int
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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