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How bad is typhoid fever? What diet is safe and how long should be the rest period?

How bad is typhoid fever? What diet is safe and how long should be the rest period?

Ut is serious infect: It is serious infection and needs to be treated with IV fluids and IV antibiotics and bed rest till the infection is cleared.

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How important is diet in the recovery period from typhoid fever and what are the dietary recommendations?

None specific: There are no specific dietary restrictions if you have had typhoid fever and are recovering on appropriate antibiotics. Five days is a little more rapid in response than usual. Would wonder how the diagnosis was established and whether correct. Good luck and stay well. F.

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How the typhoid fever will cure?

How the typhoid fever will cure?

With 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

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What are tests for typhoid fever?

What are tests for typhoid fever?

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. The older "widal test" (demonstrating anti-somatic and anti-flagellar antibodies in blood) is unreliable, but often used in the developing world due to its low cost. There are newer antigen/antibody tests becoming available.

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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 don't get dehydrated!

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How to know if I have typhoid fever?

How to know if I have typhoid fever?

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, headache, or loss of appetite. In some cases, patients have a rash of flat, rose-colored spots. The only way to know for sure if an illness is typhoid fever is to have samples of stool or blood tested for the presence of Salmonella Typhi.

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Why isn't my typhoid fever going away?

We can not answer: We can not asnswer your question as we do not know what antibiotics you are taking and if you are hospitalized for it Typhoid Fever is a serious infectious disease and most of the time treated in the hospital after confirming with blood and stool and other tests and treated with IV Antibiotics under medical supervision Discuss your case with your doctor and follow up with him/her

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What are symptoms of typhoid fever like?

What are symptoms of typhoid fever like?

Progressive fever...: That is usually associated with abdominal discomfort, constipation more than diarrhea and by the end of the first week, the fevers can be constantly high (without peaks and valleys) and the patient may become stuporous, muttering and picking at things (coma vigil). Complications include gastrointestinal hemorrhage from the ileum.

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Who is at risk of getting typhoid fever?

Who is at risk of getting typhoid fever?

Travellors ToEndemic: All travelers to countries where Typhoid is endemic and personal hygiene is poor like hand washing in food handlers and if you have not received the Typhoid Vaccine Than you are at risk for getting infected with Typhoid Fever To prevent getting Typhoid while travelling to those countries get Vaccine against Typhoid Fever is most important to protect yourself. And don't eat in cheap places

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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

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What is the symptoms of typhoid fever like?

What is the symptoms of typhoid fever like?

Fever and belly pain: Typhoid usually presents with progressive fever and abdominal fever, with constipation rather than diarrhea, over a week when altered mental status begins, so-called coma vigil.

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What's the initial symptoms of typhoid fever?

What's the initial symptoms of typhoid fever?

Multiple: A gradual step-wise increase in fevers, often to as high as 105+, constipation, lassitude, malaise, shaking chills.

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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

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How harmful for your health is typhoid fever?

How harmful for your health is typhoid fever?

Quite curable: The symptoms can be mild or severe and include increasing high fever, headache, abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, rose-colored spots on the trunk and an enlarged spleen and liver. With antibiotic treatment, the death rate is less than 1% so the key is to recognizing it before it possibly becomes deadly. Less than 5% of people become carriers and can pass it on chronically.

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What medicine is used to clear typhoid fever?

What medicine is used to clear typhoid fever?

Antibiotics/cipro: To treat and cure typhoid fever you need to be given antibiotics, like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) iv, but in pregnant women you can use ceftriaxone. Beside that supportive therapy IV fluids etc.

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Can you tell me the history of typhoid fever?

Can you tell me the history of typhoid fever?

In 400 character or: Less, Probably not adequately. Karl Eberth first described the bacillus that was believed to cause typhoid in 1880. Georg Gaffky confirmed it 4 years later. However the really fascinating story is about Typhoid Mary (Mary Mallon). See: https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3959940/

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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.

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What are the symptoms of typhoid fever in someone?

Fever: Which increases step-wise so that at the end of the first week is continuously high, abdominal pain and confusion, so called coma vigil.

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How to know that your surffing from typhoid fever?

How to know that your surffing from typhoid fever?

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, headache, or loss of appetite. In some cases, patients have a rash of flat, rose-colored spots. The only way to know for sure if an illness is typhoid fever is to have samples of stool or blood tested for the presence of Salmonella Typhi.

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