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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
None: Most typhoid carriers have no symptoms. The organism is usually present in the gall bladder and excreted into the intestinal tract. It is then given ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Typhoid: I believe the treatment for typhoid is still Ampicillin, but this has been the recommendation since 1966. I would recommend you talk to an Infectious ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Typhoid carrier: See an infectious disease specialist for treatment and don/t work handling food. Always wash your hands after using BR.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Awaiting discovery: Haven't heard of a way to prevent the formation of typhoid biofilms or to remove them. Research is surely underway to do just that. Biofilms are mixtu ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Titer: Are you talking about a Widal titer of 1:320? If so it doesn't reflect much. A carrier state is not defined by the Widal test. Please clarify your lab ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: Generally the salmonella remains resident in the gallbladder and reaches the gut through the biliary tree. If your stools remain positive for the org ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
ALL WELL/STOOL CULT: You will have completely recovered from typhoid fever when you feel completely well after having finished a complete course of antibiotics. You need ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Kiss typhoid: Not likely but possible. called a carrier who does not have symptoms.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Close monitoring for: 3 months as 5-10% of patients treated with antibiotics will relapse. Usually this occurs after a 1-2 weeks. With relapse, blood cultures are general ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
A bacterial disease: Usually typhoid fever refers to a bacterial infection due to Salmonella typhi. But it can be confused with typhus: infection due to a special bacteria ... Read More
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