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severe joint pain after typhoid fever

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, but not: likely. Your symptoms are more suggestive of a viral infection. If they persist, get to a doctor for proper tests and accurate diagnosis.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Travellors ToEndemic: All travelers to countries where Typhoid is endemic and personal hygiene is poor like hand washing in food handlers and if you have not received the T ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
In 400 character or: less, Probably not adequately. Karl Eberth first described the bacillus that was believed to cause typhoid in 1880. Georg Gaffky confirmed it 4 year ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Infectious Disease: TyphoidFever is caused by a Bacteria called Salmonela Typhi and is contacted by eating contaminated food that is handled by a person who is passing th ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Lindor
31 years experience Pediatrics
Bacteria: Typhoid is caused by a bacteria called salmonella typhi. It is common in under developed countries where clean potable water and good sewage systems a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Typhoid: Typhoid fever typically do not persist for years.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, it can: There may be suppression of bone marrow during acute infection and there may be excessive destruction of red cells due to enlargement of spleen. Both ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably nothing: Typhoid fever is transmitted by the fecal-oral route, not by casual contact. If you shared food with them, not wise.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
LimitsToWidalTest: A single Widal Test is is of no use in diagnosis of Typhoid Fever as there can be cross reacting infections like Malaria so there has to be fourfold ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Salmonella SOL: Yes: first make sure it's the correct diagnosis using a stool culture on special culture media. Second, see what the antibiotic sensitivities are via ... Read More
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