All you need to know about malaria and malaria vaccine

▴ Know about malaria and malaria vaccine
One thing should always be remembered that the effect of the malaria vaccine is not necessarily effective. It has been seen many times that there are side effects of the malaria vaccine as well. Let us know the more about malarial vaccine and their side effects

Malaria is one of the life-threatening disease. It is an infection spread by the bite of the Anopheles mosquito.

When a mosquito infected with the Plasmodium parasite bites you, the same infection spreads to your bloodstream.

When the parasite is in our body, it travels to the liver where it develops.

Within a few days, this developed parasite enters the bloodstream and infects our red blood cells.

Malaria infection multiplies in our red blood cells within 2 to 3 days or 48 to 72 hours.

Due to which the infected cells burst and remain open. Due to this,  the symptoms of malaria start appearing in a cycle within 2 to 3 days.

Causes of Malaria 

Malaria can be caused by the bite of a mosquito infected with the Plasmodium parasite. There are 3 types of the malaria parasite.

Plasmodium vivax P. Malaria P. falciparum P. falciparum is considered the deadliest form of malaria.  

A patient infected with this type of malaria is at risk of death. If the mother is infected at the time of giving birth to the baby, this disease can also pass to the baby. Also called congenital malaria.

Malaria can be transmitted in our body through blood, so it is –

Transfusion Using a needle or needle that has already been used Organ transplant

Symptoms of Malaria

It can take 10 days to 4 weeks for these symptoms of malaria to develop. In some cases, symptoms may not develop for a few months. Other common symptoms of malaria include –

Diarrhea muscle pain anemia nausea high fever chills sweating profusely Headache Abdominal pain Vomiting coma Confusion blood in stool

Malaria is caused by the bite of female mosquitoes that breed in dirty water. It is generally seen that these mosquitoes bite after sunset. Malaria mosquitoes bite more at night. To avoid the disease of malaria, we use medicines, necessary tests, home remedies, etc. Apart from this, the malaria vaccine is administered for the disease. Malaria is prevented with this vaccine. 

These can be side effects:

1- Nausea and vomiting- Nausea is a side effect after taking a malaria vaccine. Apart from this, there may be a problem with vomiting.

2- Abdominal pain- Abdominal pain can be a side effect of the malaria vaccine. There is a problem of stomach upset when taking the malaria vaccine.

3- Headache- Headache is a symptom of the side effect of the malaria vaccine. Along with this, your head may be dizzy.

4- Diarrhea problem- Malaria vaccine can also cause diarrhea problems. Apart from this, you feel weak.

5- Loss of appetite- After getting the malaria vaccine, appetite is reduced. Even if the food is in front, he does not feel like eating anything.

6- Itching in the body is also a symptom of the malaria vaccine. Due to this there are a lot of problems.

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