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Analysis Study Research Paper | Homeopathy | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022


Female Genital Shistosomiasis

Dr. Manisha Danane [2]


Abstract: Female Genital Schistosomiasis', 56 million girls are affected. It is also known as Snail Fever or Bilharzia. Trematode or Snail Fever Infection's Suspection begins with history of travel to endemic countries, fresh water bodies, eating habits, without taking proper safety precautions. Its diagnosis is based on stage of parasite in excreta, sputum, tissue samples, and serology test. Treatment in acute care needs is glucocorticoid treatment, supportive measures, once acute phase is treated; specific chemotherapy is given for parasite elimination. The drug has been Praziquantel. Which is the only drug available now and therefore resistance could develop with time, the need of research and proper training to the physician; nurses must be given at primary health care system. As it one of the Neglected Tropical Disease.


Keywords: Parasitic Worm, Female Genital Schistosomiasis, Bihazia, Preventive Chemotherapy, Primary Health Care, Acute Schistosomiasis, Blood Flukes, Trematode Infection, Mass Education, Praziquantel


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,


Pages: 692 - 695


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Dr. Manisha Danane, "Female Genital Shistosomiasis", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022, pp. 692-695, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR22710093815

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