Malaria is one of the most fatal diseases known to the human race. It is a very serious tropical disease spread through mosquitoes and can be fatal if not diagnosed and treated quickly.
If you are travelling to any tropic country that is extremely popular with mosquitoes, then please make sure that you seek medical advice in regards to Malaria at the Medical Express Clinic in London. Our experts will provide you with the right guidance on having a safe and enjoyable holiday.
In the list below, you will be able to find the most common symptoms of Malaria.
Depending on the individual, not all of these symptoms can be present and some can even have a delayed reaction (sometimes up to a whole year) after you return home. If you ever notice that something isn't quite right, please seek medical advice immediately.
Malaria is very easily misdiagnosed as flu; therefore it is important for you to be extremely careful.
If you are travelling to a high-risk of Malaria country, you should seek medical advice before your departure. If you are visiting an area that is known for malaria, anti-malarial medication may be required.
This will very much depend on your destination and medical history. At the Medical Express Clinic, we will ensure to provide you with the perfect medication for your circumstances.
At our clinic on Harley Street, we will always discuss any risk factors and benefits of each option for malaria prevention so that we can pick the right solution for your circumstances.
Since malaria is transmitted through mosquitoes, making sure that you are not bitten is the safest way of preventing malaria.
We would recommend travellers to wear long sleeves, long trousers and socks, especially during the night or when sleeping. We also advise our customers to wear insect repellent with a minimum of 50% DEET. Sleeping under a specific mosquito net can also be extremely beneficial.