Self-Care at Home
Prescribed medications are the primary treatment for leprosy. Compliance with
the full course of medications at home is crucial to successful treatment.
Patients should also be educated to closely inspect their hands and feet for
possible injuries sustained which may go unnoticed because of the loss of
- Ulcers or tissue damage can result, leading to skin infections and
- Proper footwear and injury prevention should be encouraged.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/19/2014
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