Malaria Symptoms

fever

Malaria is an infection decease caused by Anopheles mosquitoes. Except of infected mosquitos this infection can be transferred from a mother to a child during a pregnancy period as well as during the transfusion of infected blood or use of contaminated needles and syringes.

A sudden and severe fever is the first sign of malaria. The whole body is shaking, hands and feet became pale while lips lose their natural color. First a patient feels like he was kept in the frost for a long time. However, after some time a sense of cold disappears and changes with a high body temperature. Literally in an hour the body temperature rises to forty degrees. Such clinical event occurs when the number of malaria parasites increases to a certain level. A threshold is different for each particular person and depends on individual immunity.

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