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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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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Melgarejo
18 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Cholera is caused by vibrio cholerae, and is mainly a secretory diarrhea, or to put it more simply, abundant aqueous diarrhea, which will lead to dehy ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
What is the question: You can get both at the same time. Different diseases with different modes of acquisition.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Typhoid/ Malaria: Typhoid fever is a bacterial disease that is transmitted through intake of contaminated food or water. Malaria is a parasitic infection (protozoan). ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
BothCauseFeverButDif: Typhoid Fever is a Bacterial Infection caused by a Bacteria Salmonella Typhi.It causes very high fever and is treated with appropriate Antibiotics.It ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Antibiotics cure typhoid, not quail egg. (i have to say that i'm curious about why someone from york, pa is asking about typhoid!).
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Definitely not. Antibiotics cure typhoid.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Typhoid fever: Typhoid fever is treated with antibiotics which kill the salmonella bacteria.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: In general typhoid is transmitted through ingestion of a contaminated water or food product, not sexually. Always remember never say always or never.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
37 years experience Travel Medicine
Blood culture: The best way to diagnose typhoid (after asking the right questions and clinical suspicion!) is to culture blood, stool, or sometimes even bone marrow. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Won't hurt: But it does nothing for it. Green tea does not have an antibiotic in it. Typhoid is caused by a bacteria. You need a medicine to kill it. Green tea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Typhoid: Persons with typhoid fever usually have a sustained fever as high as 103° to 104° F (39° to 40° C). They may also feel weak, or have stomach pains, he ... Read More

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