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Filariasis

Filariasis:
  1. Causes (4 conditions)
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  3. Treatments
  4. Comorbid Symptoms

Causes of Filariasis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Filariasis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Filariasis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Filariasis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Filariasis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Filariasis may include:

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Filariasis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Filariasis may include these symptoms:

Article Excerpts about Filariasis

Lymphatic filariasis is a parasitic disease caused by microscopic, thread... (Source: excerpt from Lymphatic Filariasis: DPD)

Definitions of Filariasis:

A disease caused by nematodes in the blood or tissues of the body causing blockage of lymphatic vessels
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Infections with nematodes of the superfamily Filarioidea; presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis; organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischaemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.
- (Source - CRISP)

Filariasis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Filariasis, or a subtype of Filariasis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Filariasis

The list below shows some of the causes of Filariasis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Filariasis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Filariasis. Of the 4 causes of Filariasis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Filariasis:

The following list of conditions have 'Filariasis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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