Malaria Quiz

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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is malaria?

Malaria is caused by a plasmodium parasite which is transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes. The severity of malaria depends on the species of plasmodium.

Symptoms of malaria

  • Fever

  • Fatigue

  • Sweating at night requiring change in clothing

  • Headache

  • Joint pain even when resting

  • Skin or eyes turning yellow

  • Feeling cold or shivering

  • Muscle pain

Questions your doctor may ask to check for malaria

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose malaria

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you feel fatigued?

  • Do you sweat so much at night that you need to change clothes?

  • Do you have headaches or does your head feel heavy?

  • Do you have joint pain even when you are at rest?

Treatment for malaria

Treatment of malaria includes anti-malarial medication against the parasite. People traveling to malaria-prone areas can take protective anti-malarial medication before, during, and after their trip.

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Reviewed By:

Saqib Baig

Saqib Baig, MD, MS (Respiratory medicine, Critical Care, Internal medicine)

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

From our team of 50+ doctors

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