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Leprosy is a chronic bacterial disease affecting the skin and nerves which causes skin lesions and loss sensitivity to heat and pain. The first symptom of leprosy is often a skin nodule or lesion that is not sensitive to touch, and numbness or loss of sensitivity in the arms or legs. Traditionally, people with leprosy have been stigmatized and separated from other people, but today the disease can be cured.To learn more about the disease and meet people who can help, join our online support group for leprosy.


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Leprosy is one of the oldest maladies and is well recognized in the oldest civilization of China, Egypt and India as a contagious, mutilating and incurable disease. The humans feared it because it resulted in disfigurement and physical disabilities, which are irreversible. Leprosy...Read More

Posted on : Monday, September 7, 2009 12:00 AM
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i find your website very educational.i was reading about my disease (leprosy) and i found out alot of interesting facts. thanks to you...,i have been cured!
god bless your soul!
Replied on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 12:00 AM
i am infected hansen disease(BL)since 2003 and i take my MDT from 2005 to 2007 but problem is some nodules appears in my body, when i take prednisolene then its disappear,so, please tell me can i prevent this disease and how long i take prednisolene?
Replied on Friday, November 14, 2008 12:00 AM

I'm a physician on speciality study on Dermatovenereology & i found your website very much helpful & updating in my study & i thank you very much & keep it up.
Replied on Thursday, May 7, 2009 12:00 AM

How is your study coming along? Would you be willing to submit a paper about it to our journal: SkinMed?
Replied on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 12:00 AM

M a medical student requires a detail study of leprosy for seminar & i found your website very informative.Thank you,best regards.
Replied on Monday, September 7, 2009 12:00 AM

i am a medical student requires a detail study of leprosy for seminar & i found your website very informative. Thank you, best regards.
Replied on Monday, September 7, 2009 12:00 AM

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