Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Schistosomiasis Treatment

Schistosomiasis treatment is aimed at curing the disease and controlling the transmission of the parasite. Treatment for schistosomiasis usually includes antiparasitic medications and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain and fever.

Treatment for schistosomiasis may include:

Schistosomiasis Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat schistosomiasis:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Schistosomiasis References
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