When feeling unwell, it can be difficult to determine the appropriate measures for your recovery. You will likely have many questions - do I need to stay home from work? Should I visit a GP? Do I need to go to the emergency department?
We don’t yet know the exact cause of the Buruli ulcer, but the Department of Health has recommend simple precautionary measures such as wearing protective clothing when gardening or doing outdoor activities and promptly cleaning any cuts and abrasions.