Malaria .. its symptoms and how to treat it
Malaria is a disease transmitted to humans through mosquito bites, which in turn causes transmission of a parasite called Plasmodium, which travels to the liver and attacks red blood cells. Symptoms appear for a week, or sometimes 10 days, after the bite of a pregnant mosquito.
According to Madam Net, the primary symptoms are fever, headache, chills, and vomiting. If not treated within 24 hours, falciparum malaria can develop into severe disease, often resulting in death.
Children with severe cases show one or more of the following symptoms: severe anemia, or respiratory distress due to metabolic acidosis, or cerebral malaria. Usually adults also see exposure to multiple parts of their bodies. Some people, in malaria endemic areas, may have partial immunity to the disease, which explains the occurrence of asymptomatic cases.
The speed of providing treatment remains the best way. Its treatment is with drugs containing artemisinin and chloroquine phosphate; Urging risk groups to use insecticide-treated nets; And indoor spraying with insecticide to control insect vectors.