Leprosy (Hansen's disease)
By Taka Oya
Symptoms and signs
Leprosy is a very long lasting disease. It may take two to ten years before signs show up. it can affect the growth on your skin and spots will show up. You may also feel severe pain and may have a stuffed nose and may have permanent nerve damage in your arms and legs.
Organs Affected By Leprosy
Leprosy mostly affects the skin, The nerves of the hands and feet, eyes, lining of the nose. If you leave Leprosy untreated it can make your hands and feet fall off and also kidney failure.
Treatment Or Cure
History of Leprosy
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