Category Archives: Malaria

How is malaria treated and prevented

For example, Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale are able to lie dormant and hidden in the liver even if the parasite has been cleared from the rest of the body. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 125,976 times. Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria —Haiti, 2010. Resistance to antimalarial medicines… Read More »

Can malaria increase blood pressure

If you experience stress, so you may be able to raise your blood pressure by increasing your water intake. When you’re actually getting your blood pressure taken, take your blood pressure and keep a blood log. Such as meditation, and can develop it at a younger age. It can be in your best interest to… Read More »

Where is malaria a problem

Having had malaria does not make you immune from getting it again so you would still need to take precautions if you are travelling to areas where malaria is known to be found. See the separate leaflet called Malaria Prevention. Antimalarial medication is used to both treat and prevent malaria. This would also be needed if… Read More »

What does a malaria bite look like

If you find them, or spot one of their white silken nests, report it to the Forestry Commission or to your local council. The biters also secrete a cement-like substance around their mouths to keep them stuck even if they were to be, say, absentmindedly scratched at. The next image a really high resolution photo… Read More »

Where can you catch malaria

If you have travelled to an area in which there is malaria in the previous year then you may be at risk of this disease, even if you took antimalarial medication when you were abroad. It is not generally a risk in Western Europe, the USA, Australia or New Zealand. Her story of overcoming loss… Read More »