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Symptoms of Leishmaniasis

Symptoms of Leishmaniasis

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Leishmaniasis includes the 31 symptoms listed below:

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Leishmaniasis: Complications

Review medical complications possibly associated with Leishmaniasis:

  • Mucosal leishmaniasis - spread from the skin to the mucous membranes
  • Facial disfigurement
  • Secondary infection (type of Opportunistic infections)
  • Mucosal perforation
  • Secondary pus-producing infections
  • Secondary gram-negative enteric infections
  • Secondary mycobacterial infections
  • more complications...»

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Leishmaniasis?

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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Leishmaniasis:

Leishmania Infection: DPD (Excerpt)

People who have cutaneous leishmaniasis have one or more sores on their skin. The sores can change in size and appearance over time. They often end up looking somewhat like a volcano, with a raised edge and central crater. Some sores are covered by a scab. The sores can be painless or painful. Some people have swollen glands near the sores (for example, under the arm if the sores are on the arm or hand). (Source: excerpt from Leishmania Infection: DPD)

Leishmania Infection: DPD (Excerpt)

People who have visceral leishmaniasis usually have fever, weight loss, and an enlarged spleen and liver (usually the spleen is bigger than the liver). Some patients have swollen glands. Certain blood tests are abnormal. For example, patients usually have low blood counts, including a low red blood cell count (anemia), low white blood cell count, and low platelet count. (Source: excerpt from Leishmania Infection: DPD)

Leishmaniasis as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Leishmaniasis, it is also important to consider Leishmaniasis as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Leishmaniasis may cause:

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Leishmaniasis: Onset and Incubation

Incubation period for Leishmaniasis: People with cutaneous leishmaniasis usually develop skin sores within a few weeks (sometimes as long as months) of when they were bitten.
(Source: excerpt from Leishmania Infection: DPD)

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Leishmaniasis. This signs and symptoms information for Leishmaniasis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Leishmaniasis signs or Leishmaniasis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Leishmaniasis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Leishmaniasis symptoms.

 

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