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Malaria in Pregnancy

Malaria has a propensity for grading peimips and highly prevalent during 2nd trimester. Congenital malaria due to vertical transmission from mother predisposes to low birth weight IUGR and abortion. Other significant implications are Anemia, Hypoglycemia lung injury and ARDS.


Proquanil is probably is the only safe drug during pregnancy. However, Chloroquine, Quinine are safe to use. Other antimalarial drugs are not recommended for use in pregnancy unless the benefits overweigh the risks.









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engecha 

Hello, nice to read, this is interesting.
How do people like me get the cure for complicated or chronic malaria? Im from Africa live the USA. They are not able to diagnose the disease here but when i went back home i was tested positive. I was prescribed artesunate but it didn't work. Usually my family sent some drugs
for the malaria treatment but im still suffering from the illness.

neeraj1975 

not upto the mark needs more research on the topic to make it more informative

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