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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

Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Typhoid Fever (Definition)

A bacterial infection that can cause diarrhea and fever. It is more common in developing countries and it is caused by ingesting ...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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I suffered from typhoid fever. now after treatment i hv weakness and improper digestion , gas and stess.sometimes my heat rate increses and feel shaky?

I suffered from typhoid fever. now after treatment i hv weakness and improper digestion , gas and stess.sometimes my heat rate increses and feel shaky?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
To start with, you should start exercising as tolerated and gradually increase the activity.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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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Is typhoid fever common anywhere in the word?

InDevelopingCountrie: It is common only in developing or under developed countries in Asia,Africa and South America.It is rare in USA and other European countries and most cases are in people who have travelled in those countries. It is due to poor hygiene in contaminated water and food handlers not washing their hands properly and contaminated food ...Read more

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What are the symptoms you get with typhoid fever?

What are the symptoms you get with typhoid fever?

Fever and abd pain: Typhoid is caused by a bacteria called salmonella typhi. You get it from contaminated food or water, usually in underdeveloped countries. Symptoms include high fever, fatigue, weakness, sore throat and abdominal pain. Some people get a rash. Children are more likely to get diarrhea than adults. Typhoid is treated with antibiotics and fluids and rest. ...Read more

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Febrile test resulted in paraA 1:80 paraB 1:80. Typh o 1:320 typhH 1:320 r.hudlesson 1:160 weill felix 1:80, typhoid fever and what else is wrong?

Febrile test resulted in paraA 1:80 paraB 1:80. Typh o 1:320 typhH 1:320 r.hudlesson 1:160 weill felix 1:80, typhoid fever and what else is wrong?

Lab tests: If these tests were run by a physician then he needs to interprate them for you . Tests are only valuable to the physician when he has the history from the patient fo whom they were done ...Read more

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Are some people immune to typhoid fever?

Are some people immune to typhoid fever?

NO Natural Immunity: No there is no one who is immune to it unless given Typhoid Vaccine which provides temporary immunity in 50to70% of cases and can be given as shot or orally. Oral Vaccine lasts for 5 years and you need a booster after that.And Injectable vaccine will give you immunity which lasts only for 2 years and you need a booster ...Read more

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Why does leukopenia occur in someone with typhoid fever?

Response to infectio: As a reaction to infection with Salmonella Typhi there is leukopenia with relative lymphocytosis.And returns to normal in 3to4weeks after treatment ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cure typhoid fever?

It can if sensitive: It can if the bacteria is still sensitive to Amoxicillin.There has been lot of resistance to Amoxicillin for last several years and is not recommended as first line antibiotics. Cipro and Levaquin (levofloxacin) and Ceftrioxone are first line antibiotics recommended till culture and sensitivity report is available ...Read more

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How to treat IgM positive typhoid fever?

How to treat IgM positive typhoid fever?

Antibiotics: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/typhoid-fever/ds00538/dsection=treatments-and-drugs.

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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