What are symptoms and preventions of Chagoma

Last Updated on March 14, 2023 by Dr. Saqib Mueed

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Chagoma is an inflammatory satellite lesion or nodule at the biting area of kissing bug or triatomine that convey Chagas disease. Chagoma  term  is related with Chagas disease, conjunctiva, inoculum etc. The Trypanosoma protozoan that causes Chagas disease is sent through conjunctiva. chagoma is also called a Romana sign. The Romana sign is related to the ipsilateral region. chagoma or inflammatory lesions take place after the entry of parasites in acute Chagas disease. chagoma has a mono-nuclear cell meaning one nucleus cell.  That disease is a chronic disease.


The symptom of that disease is like fever, headache, heart failure, decrease the numbers off ganglion cells, Damage the central nervous system, Inflammation along with soreness at infection skin place known as  Chagoma , Membrane impulsive, Swollen lymph nodes, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, along with Diarrhea, and   Abdominal discomfort or pain, and the esophagus is also affected


The treatment of Chagas disease occurs by killing the parasites. In the acute condition of Chagas disease, the prescription medication benznidazole   and   nifurtimox   is   essential   for   that disease   can be occurred by   observation   of   parasites   in the   blood smear   by examination   of microscopic   testing. We can test specific   anti bodies.

Caution: All types of treatments should be after consultation of your health care or your doctor


We can prevent that disease by eliminating kissing bugs and eluding their biting. [1]Chagas disease (also known as American trypanosomiasis) (who.int)

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