Ayurvedic treatment for Filaria-Filariasis-Elephantiasis Symptoms

Filaria-Filariasis-Elephantiasis Symptoms

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Filaria-Filariasis-Elephantiasis Symptoms


Most of the infected people may not have and may never develop any symptoms, despite the fact that the parasite damages the lymph system. A small percentage of people develop lymphedema. This is caused by improper functioning of the lymph system that results in fluid collection and swelling. This mostly affects the legs, but can also occur in the arms, breasts, and genital area. In most of the people, these symptoms develop years after being infected. 1

In the infected people, the swelling of the lymph glands and the decreased function of the lymph system make it difficult for the body to fight infections. A higher number of bacterial infections in the skin and lymph system of the affected persons may be observed. This further causes hardening and thickening of the skin, termed as elephantiasis.

Additionally, men tend to develop hydrocele or swelling of the scrotum due to infection with one of the parasites, specifically W. bancrofti. 1 

Filarial infection is also known to cause tropical pulmonary eosinophilia syndrome (TPE) is a syndrome of wheezing, fever and eosinophilia seen predominantly in the Indian subcontinent. 1,3

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