Malaria | Symptoms

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What are the symptoms of malaria?

The symptoms of malaria include:

  • High fever (can often be 104° F and higher)
  • Chills
  • Shaking
  • Extreme sweating
  • Fatigue
  • Discomfort (called malaise) and body aches
  • Headache
  • Muscle ache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Source

Malaria Prevention in Travelers by G Juckett, MD (American Family Physician May 01, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/990501ap/2523.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 09/00

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