Malaria is a disease that is spread by the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Malaria symptoms include fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, and body aches. Treatment involves supportive care and antibiotics. Read more: Malaria Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
- Altered Mental Status
- Chronic Cough
- Proteinuria (Protein in the Urine)
- Seizure (Epilepsy)
- How to Choose a Doctor
- Doctor: Checklist to Take To Your Doctor's Appointment
- Doctor: Getting the Most from Your Doctor's Appointment
- Contagious FAQs
- Early Malaria Vaccine Tests
- Do You Need Vaccinations Before Traveling Abroad?
- Is It Safe to Travel to Malaria Risk Areas During Pregnancy?
- What Are Side Effects of Antimalarial Drugs While Breastfeeding?
- Do Mosquitoes Prefer Pregnant Women?
- Malaria Symptoms and Signs
- 6 Tips if You Need Healthcare When Traveling
- Hospitals: Can Yours Handle Your Emergency?
- Bug Bite Treatment
Medications & Supplements
- hydroxychloroquine - oral, Plaquenil
- clindamycin, oral (Cleocin)
- doxycycline (Vibramycin, Doryx)
- Drug Interactions
- hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil)
- sulfamethoxazole, Gantanol, Gantanol DS
- tetracycline (Sumycin)
- atovaquone and proguanil (Malarone)
- clindamycin - injection, Cleocin
- sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine - oral, Fansidar
- Aralen (chloroquine)
- quinidine (Discontinued Brands: Cardioquine, Cin-Quin, Duraquin, Quinidex, Quinora, Quinact)
- pyrimethamine (Daraprim)
- primaquine phosphate - oral, Primaquine
- quinine sulfate (antimalarial) - oral, Qualaquin
- mefloquine - oral, Lariam
Prevention & Wellness
- Malawi First Country to Immunize Children Against Malaria
- New First-Line Treatment for Severe Malaria in U.S.
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- New, Natural Pesticides Effective Against Mosquitoes: Study
- Even a Mosquito's Spit May Help Make You Sick
- Malaria Parasite Is Infecting, Killing U.S. Baby Deer
- Malaria-Causing Parasite Mutating to Resist Multiple Drugs
- Genetic Tweaks in Mosquitoes Might Curb Malaria Transmission
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- Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study
- Chickens Make Malaria Mosquitoes Fly the Coop
- Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children
- Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Small Study
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- Combo Treatment Protects Pregnant Women, Fetuses From Malaria in Study
- Hard Lessons Learned From the Ebola Fight
- Ebola Linked to Rise in Malaria Deaths in Guinea
- Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children
- Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 More Malaria Deaths: Study
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