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What could be the course of treatment for someone who has typhoid fever?

What could be the course of treatment for someone who has typhoid fever?

Antibiotics/Fluids/&: Treatment of Typhoid fever includes Antibiotics like Ampcillin/Amoxicillin and Bactrim and rarely Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or cephalosporin in case of resistant organisms on culture and sensitivity And supportive care like Bed Rest and Fluids and antipyretics if needed And those who become chronically ill 3%to5% may need long term anibiotics.And often need Gall Bladder Removal ...Read more

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I was wondering what would the course of treatment be for someone who has typhoid fever?

I was wondering what would the course of treatment be for someone who has typhoid fever?

Typhoid: Typhoid fever is treated with antibiotics. Resistance to multiple antibiotics is increasing among Salmonella that cause typhoid fever. Choices for antibiotic therapy include fluoroquinolones, ceftriaxone, and azithromycin. Persons who do not get treatment may continue to have fever for weeks or months, and as many as 20% may die from complications of the infection. ...Read more

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Sir..can u plz prescribe the treatment for resistant typhoid fever??

Sir..can u plz prescribe the treatment for resistant typhoid fever??

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 that same culture and use one it is sensitive. If it is resistant to all those antibiotics and a special test of newer antibiotics fails then you are, as they say, S.O.L. and will need to be followed closely by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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Typhoid fever treatment?

Typhoid fever treatment?

Antibiotics: Typhoid Fever after the diagnosis is treated with Antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin,ceftriaxone and Azithromycine But drug resistant Typhoid Fever is increasing in incidence all over the world Talk to your Doctor ...Read more

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Best treatment of typhoid fever?

Best treatment of typhoid fever?

Cipro/Levaquin: The strain of salmonella typhi needs to be tested for antibiotic sensitivity. For uncomplicated typhoid fever with a sensitive strain the best treatment is oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or levaquin. Alternatives are amoxicillin, septra or azithromycin. Quinolone risistant strains are best treated with Azithromycin or IV ceftriaxone. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for typhoid fever?

What is the treatment for typhoid fever?

With Antibiotics: Typhoid Fever after the diagnosis is treated with Antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin,ceftriaxone, Azithromycine&Bactrim But drug resistant Typhoid Fever is increasing in incidence all over the world Talk to your Doctor ...Read more

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How much days fever stay after taking proper treatment for typhoid fever?

How much days fever stay after taking  proper treatment for typhoid fever?

It can be prolonged: Even with appropriate therapy, enteric fever due to typhoid can have 7 days or more of fever. ...Read more

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Since flouroquinolones are contraindicated to pregnant and child suffering from typhoid fever , then what alternative antibiotic should be given ?

Since flouroquinolones are contraindicated to pregnant and child  suffering from typhoid  fever , then what alternative antibiotic should be given ?

Sensitivity: there shoukd be a sensivity profile for the bacteria that caused the illness, this can direct what antibiotics will work. Not all cases of Salmonella require antibiotic treatment, check with your doctor to be sure ...Read more

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Can we do workout in typhoid fever ?

Can we do workout in typhoid fever ?

Typhoid is serious: From my experience, people with typhoid fever/enteric fever are really sick, weak, debilitated. I would suggest some rest. But if you feel energetic enough to exercise, good for you! just dont get dehydrated! ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of typhoid fever?

What are common symptoms of typhoid fever?

HighFeverLethargy&am: The incubation is 1to2 weeks.Symptoms include High Fever as high as 104 degree Headaches Poor Appetite Lethargy Generalised Aches and Pains Diarrhea or constipation Abdominal Pain Chest congestion may develop in many patients 10% of patients have relapse with recurrent symptoms after feeling better for 1to2 weeks. In some cases patients have rash flat rose color spots ...Read more

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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Typhoid Fever (Definition)

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection that can cause diarrhea and fever. It is more common in developing countries and it is caused by ingesting ...Read more