Malaria Articles A-Z
Malaria Cure - Malaria Symptoms
This page contains links to eMedTV Malaria Articles containing information on subjects from Malaria Cure to Malaria Symptoms. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Malaria Cure
When the disease is treated early enough, there is medication that may be used as to cure malaria. This eMedTV segment identifies medicines that can be used to cure this disease, including chloroquine, mefloquine, and quinine.
- Malaria Diagnosis
The best test for malaria diagnosis is called a blood smear. This eMedTV Web page explains how a doctor diagnoses malaria, which also often involves asking the patient questions, performing a physical exam, and ruling out other conditions.
- Malaria Incubation Period
Typically, the malaria incubation period ranges from 10 days to four weeks in duration. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, this time between infection with malaria parasites and the onset of symptoms may range from seven days to several years.
- Malaria Symptoms
In cases of malaria, symptoms often include such things as fever, chills, nausea, and diarrhea. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses both mild and severe symptoms of malaria, which can include kidney failure, coma, and severe anemia.