Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Trypanosomiasis, east-African: Introduction

Trypanosomiasis, east-African: A rare infectious disease caused by a parasite called Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and is transmitted through the bite of an infected Tsetse fly. The infection causes an acute illness with symptoms occurring from days to weeks after infection. Death relatively common, especially in untreated cases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Trypanosomiasis, east-African is available below.

Symptoms of Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Treatments for Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Trypanosomiasis, east-African:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Trypanosomiasis, east-African?

Trypanosomiasis, east-African: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Trypanosomiasis, east-African:

Causes of Trypanosomiasis, east-African

  • A bite from an infected tsetse fly causes African trypanosomiasis
  • Blood transfusions are a rare cause of parasitic transmission
  • In rare cases, accidental transmission in the laboratory has been implicated
  • more causes...»

More information about causes of Trypanosomiasis, east-African:

Disease Topics Related To Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Trypanosomiasis, east-African:

Misdiagnosis and Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria more »

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, more »

Trypanosomiasis, east-African: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Trypanosomiasis, east-African: Animations

Prognosis for Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Prognosis for Trypanosomiasis, east-African: In early, or stage 1, trypanosomiasis, most patients experience full recovery following treatment.

Statistics for Trypanosomiasis, east-African

Trypanosomiasis, east-African: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Trypanosomiasis, east-African, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Definitions of Trypanosomiasis, east-African:

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

Related Trypanosomiasis, east-African Info

More information about Trypanosomiasis, east-African

  1. Trypanosomiasis, east-African: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise