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Are There Effective Medicinal Therapies To Treat Salmonella
No: Salmonella enteritis infection usually resolves without the need of any antibiotic treatment. For severe infections or infections in immunocompromised patients several antibiotics are effective. There are no effective herbal treatments for salmonella infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salmonella osteo: This depends upon whether this is acute vs. Chronic osteomyelitis. In the chronic form you may need input from an orthopedical surgeon for debridement of devitalized bone combined with a long-term antibiotic preferrably given iv, although if sensitive to a fluorinated quinolone like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) this may be effective orally over at least a 4 wk course. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oral hydration: Salmonella typhi (typhoid fever) is transmitted by drinking or eating contaminated water or food. High fever, headache, abdominal pain and rash are possible symptoms. Oral hydration is the mainstay of treatment, although IV hydration may be needed in serious cases; oral antibiotics may also be recommended. Anti-diarrheal meds are usually not recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Supportive care: Gastroenteritis, the most common manifestation of salmonella infection in us, generally requires a supportive care, i.e., maintaining good fluid balance. Exceptions include young infants and individuals with sickle cell disease who may require antibiotics treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got salmonella typhi while travelin. no more symptoms but + stool after treatment. will seek treatment again. need to report to public health dept?
The physician or: Health Care Professional who treats you should report it to appropriate State Agency since this is an organism which can produce OUTBREAKS involving many people (eg Tainted food) Hope this is helpful Dr Z BTW you must obtain THREE (3) negative stools to be sure you are not an asymptomatic "carrier".. ...Read more
Which treatment for osteomyelitis of a patient with sickle cell disease and the osteomyelitis is caused by salmonella?
Reactive arthritis treatment? More than one month since Salmonella poisoning
Joint pain/lethargy/feet numbness
Can be Reactive art: This can be reactive arthritis which can occur after a previous infection. We used to call this Reiter's syndrome, but do not use this term since Reiter was a physician associated with the Nazi's. You need to ask your physician to see a rheumatologist so you can clarify the diagnosis and also get on appropriate therapy. ...Read more
Salmonella: Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause Salmonellosis infections. Symptoms usually last for 4 to 7 days & include abdominal pain, diarrhea and fever. Most of the time, no treatment is required for Salmonellosis. Antibiotics may be used for at risk individuals (such as infants ...Read more
I am wondering what a ped or id specialist would recommend for recurrent salmonella in 3 month old. Previously treated with amoxicillin.?
Have a UTI due to salmonella and tried 2 6-days antibiotics treatments but it came back for the 3rd time in 3 weeks. should i worry? i heard it's rare
Yes you should: Salmonella does not usually cause UTIs at least in the U.S. The fact that you have a Salmonella infection that is resistant to the antibiotics that have been tried is worrisome. Make sure that the sample of urine you next give is a clean mid-stream collection and is sent to a good lab and is tested for culture and sensitivity to an tibiotics. Then take them scrupolously. Good luck!!! ...Read more
Traveled. got salmonella typhi, treated cipro 500mg.10 days.3x/day. tested 8 days later: +stool. doc RXed cipro, 30days, 3x/day. too much meds or ok?
Medication: I would follow up with an MD/DO to see why your symptoms are continuing despite medical treatment. There could be another causative agent or the present organism is resistant to your current therapies. But these are hypotheticals and not a substitute for proper advice and treatment from a visit with your physician. Please follow up with a physician to determine correct dosage and have a great day. ...Read more
Can salmonella food poisoning have any serious long term effects after treated/cured? Can it lead to different problems? Ex: chickenpox into shingles?
No long term effects: Once in a while, people become carriers of Salmonella for a few weeks or months after they get over the initial infection. However, this is rare and harmless. It creates risk for other persons potentially exposed to your feces, but that's prevented by everyday, standard hygiene, like hand washing after toilet. So don't worry about this at all. ...Read more
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