Posted by: pretty girl | 2008/01/25

Prevention of Malaria

I am going to a low risk Malaria zone on the 19 Feb. Should I take Anti-Malaria medication or just go with lots fo creams, etc.


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You can take anti-Malaria medication but these do have side effects. I suggest that you use creams/ointments, as well as wearing long trousers, especially at night, sleep under a mosquito net etc., to prevent being stung by the carriers of malaria.

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Dr Anrich Burger

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Posted by: Estie | 2008/11/13

Hi ek wil net gou uitvind, my boyfriend het in die week gehoor hy moet Maandag vertrek na Mosambiek en hy was nog nooit in ' n Malaria gebied nie. Ek wil net uitvind watse voorsorg maatreels is daar wat hy moet doen/gebruik om te voorkom dat hy nie die siekte opdoen nie.

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