Leprosy | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What antibiotic is best for me?
  • Will the treatment cure my leprosy?
  • We caught the leprosy early, but will I have any complications later in my life?
  • Is there any way to heal the sores on my body?
  • Is there anything that can treat the numbness in my feet and hands?
  • Should I have regular eye exams, in case the leprosy has affected my eyes?
  • How often should I see my doctor?
  • How should I interact with my family while I have open sores?

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 11/09