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Malaria Symptoms And Signs | Various Types, Symptoms, Treatment Of Malaria

Today i bring to you the health status on malaria symptoms and signs. I guess this is no longer a new issue to you but I can tell you that if you neglect the malaria in your body then there are serious problems coming. No sickness is small and we should always take good care of our body: “A good healthy body is always fit to do work”.

Therefore, moving further I will give you brief details about this malaria symptoms and probably make one or two illustrations.

Malaria is probably one of the most common illnesses in Africa, but on the other hand one of the leading cause of death in Africa.

However, It is a disease caused by a parasite known as Plasmodium present in mosquito. Malaria can be severe if not well managed or treated. The main vector or disease carrier of this parasite is a mosquito.

In addition to that, malaria is transmitted through the bite of an infected insect (mosquito), releasing the organism into the bloodstream.

As a matter of fact, the mosquito that carries this parasite is the female Anopheles mosquito. Also, If you have the opportunity of finding yourself in a place where malaria is common, you are advised to take preventive measures.

To be safe and be on the preventive measures: you should be practicing sleeping under a treated net, wearing protective clothes, also the use of mosquito repellents.

Finally, remember that prevention is better than cure. However, before moving further I will take you to the common symptoms of malaria. Then, I will like to point out first that there are about five different types of malaria.

Different Types Of Malaria (Malaria Symptoms And Signs)

From the aforementioned statement before about Malaria, there are so many types of Malaria and its Symptoms.

Below are the types Of Malaria without wasting much of your time.

Now moving further, Let’s show you the types of Malaria.

  • Plasmodium falciparum
  • Also Plasmodium malaria
  • Plasmodium ovale
  • Also Plasmodium knowlesi
  • And Plasmodium vivax

From the above mentioned malaria types, the most dangerous is Plasmodium falciparum. This is a type of malaria which causes and affects the health of humans.

Now let us discuss about the symptoms:


The below listed are the common symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • General body weakness;
  • Muscle ache;
  • Cough
  • Abdominal pain
  • In some cases, sore throat.

Basic Common Treatment And Drugs

you can deactivate malaria with prescription of drugs to kill the parasite totally.
Other common antimalarial drugs include:

  • Combination of atovaquone and proguanil (Malarone)
  • Quinine sulfate (Qualaquin) with doxycycline (Vibramycin, Monodox, others)
  • Mefloquine
  • Primaquine phosphate.
  • Chloroquine
  • quinine
  • Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil)
  • Artemether and lumefantrine (Coartem)
  • Atovaquone (Mepron)
  • Proguanil (sold as a generic)
  • Mefloquine
  • Clindamycin (Cleocin)

This symptoms tends to appear within a few weeks after being infected. However, the best advise to you is to see a physician once you start seeing some of these symptoms.

Therefore, we all know Malaria should not be overlooked as its ill treatment will lead to complications and death.

I guess you know know the importance of this topic and how it will help you in your daily life.

Do not forget that the message is something you can easily pass to your friends and family. Malaria should not be see as a small sickness and neglected as well because it can kill.

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Note: Stay clean and stay safe…. Earthprex cares!

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