Swelling Appears Reddish And Watery After Treatment Of Leprosy?
hello doctor, with me herlina r nsy I want to ask, my husband is affected by leprosy and has been in the dr program 2016 – 2017 after finishing treatment, now after 3 months later there is reddish and watery swelling accompanied by fever and bones “it hurts already we Consultation to a dermatologist is only given methyl prenisolone, neorodex and parasitamol and every time the same complaints arise, you must be given the same medicine for a year but how come it never gets better “. r n every time I ask the doctor the answer is fine, it’s just The reaction from bacteria is that the bacteria die so they appear red “unless there is a new spot, then you can double check it to more r n my question r why are there any side effects from the 3 drugs that I have mentioned above? r Why should there be additional supporting examinations? r why is it possible that leprosy can be completely cured after the program is finished? r n thank you
Patients with leprosy can be cured according to treatment standards determined by the health department or leprosy service procedures at the health service center. So that if the skin specialist has provided treatment and treatment programs for leprosy until it is declared cured, the patient can be said to be in a healthy condition.
This disease can recur because patients who have been declared cured have re-infection, so that investigations to ensure reinfection can be considered.
Regarding the complaints experienced by your husband and who have been declared cured, the current complaint may be caused by a leprosy reaction that often occurs after finishing treatment. This condition is characterized by complaints that appear to be getting red, swollen, reddish, fever, muscle pain, joint pain; In type 2 leprosy reactions often occur in the arms and legs.
So that the results of the evaluation of the treating doctor indicate the possibility of a leprosy reaction after treatment. And the coronation that has been given can generally reduce complaints and inflammation due to leprosy reactions after treatment. Therefore, you still advise your husband to keep in regular control to the doctor according to his control schedule.
What the patient needs to do is avoid physical fatigue, stress or anxiety, and avoid sleeping late at night.
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