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Doctor insights on: Difference Between Jaundice And Typhoid

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My child age 14 years she is suffering from jaundice and typhoid please suggest some food during illness?

My child age 14 years she is suffering from jaundice and typhoid please suggest some food during illness?

See below: I would prescribe a high calorie high protein diet!
energy and protein needs are increased due to the fever (typhoid) and low intake. Meals should be small and given at frequent interval, instead of a few large meals a day. Intake of oral fluids and salts should be sufficient to cover up the loss. A bland, soft (for easier digestion and absorption) may help. ...Read more

Jaundice (Definition)

Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...Read more


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I'm 29yrs old and suffering from typhoid 1:180 (H) 1:60 (O) And jaundice 1.3 Please recommend what diet should I take Coz im foodie

I'm 29yrs old and suffering from typhoid 1:180 (H) 1:60 (O) And jaundice 1.3 Please recommend what diet should I take Coz im foodie

Typhoid: You should be under the care of an infectious disease specialist who knows the extent of your liver derangement. He/she can advise you about your diet and may refer you to a dietician at your local hospital for dietary and calorie intake advice. Also what should be avoided such as alcoholic beverages and certain over the counter medications ...Read more

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Good morning doctor, I am really very disturbed with jaundice and typhoid, I have continue jaundice from last 4-5 years. It is not go to up and nor do?

Good morning doctor, I am really very disturbed with jaundice and typhoid, I have continue jaundice from last 4-5 years. It is not go to up and nor do?

See. Physician: High fever and jaundice are signs of a serous condition affecting your liver. You need to see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between typhoid and typhus?

Is there any difference between typhoid and typhus?

Completely different: Typhoid is caused by a bacteria, salmonella, acquired by ingesting contaminated food. It is present everywhere. Typical symptoms are fever and abdominal pain. Typhus is cause by rickettsia, and is acquired from fleas, ticks, and lice, only in certain parts of the world. Symptoms include fever and skin rashes. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is any difference between typhoid fever and typhoid hepatitis?

Please tell me if there is any difference between typhoid fever and typhoid hepatitis?

Fever and liver: Typhoid Fever is caused by bacteria called Salmonella Typhi and is a serious infectious Disease and most of the time does not cause Hepatitis
Typhoid Hepatitis is seen rarely in patients infected with Typhoid Fever. And causes Jaundice, liver enlargement and elevated liver enzymes. In areas where Typhoid fever is endemic it may be confused with othere causes of Hepatitis like Hep A or Hep B ...Read more

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What is the difference between dengue fever and typhoid fever? Different viruses?

What is the difference between dengue fever and typhoid fever? Different viruses?

No relation: Dengue is caused by a mosquito-borne virus (dengue virus). Typhoid fever is cause by a food-borne bacteria (salmonella typhi). They symptoms are also completely different. ...Read more

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What is the difference between jaundice and porphyrias?

What is the difference between jaundice and porphyrias?

Totally different: Jaundice pertains to liver disease and porphyrias are disorders resulting from abnormalities in hemoglobin synthesis. Where did this question come from? ...Read more

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Is Hepatitis B treatable during pregnancy? Does it go away on its own? What is the difference between Hepatitis B and jaundice?

Is Hepatitis B treatable during pregnancy? Does it go away on its own? What is the difference between Hepatitis B and jaundice?

Treatable: Hepatitis B is treatable and can go away on it's own. However, it is serious, can be transmitted to the baby, and can cause liver damage and increase the risk of liver cancer.A gastroenterologist and a maternal fetal medicine specialist should be helping to manage the hepatitis and the pregnancy.Hepatitis is one of the causes of jaundice which is the yellow color to skin and eyes due to high bilirubin ...Read more

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Is there a difference between jaundice and liver inflammation?

Is there a difference between jaundice and liver inflammation?

Yes: Jaundice is yellowish coloration of the eyes and skin, due to excess bilirubin in blood. This can occur without liver inlammation, e.G, bile duct obstruction. Inflammation of the liver usually causes jaundice but can exist without causing jaundice. ...Read more

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What is the difference between breast fed jaundice and breast milk jaundice?

What is the difference between breast fed jaundice and breast milk jaundice?

Same thing: Names and terms are often confusing. These are two terms used for the same condition. ...Read more

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What is differece between typhoid and cholera?

What is differece between typhoid and cholera?

Very different: An odd question to be coming from cumberland, md, but here goes: typhoid is a disease caused by salmonella typhi that primarily causes fever and abdominal pain, with less diarrhea than is seen with other types of salmonellosis. Cholera is caused by vibrio cholerae, and causes a severe, watery diarrhea that rapidly leads to dehydration, shock and death if the patient is not aggressively hydrated. ...Read more

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What is the difference hepatitis and jaundice?

What is the difference hepatitis and jaundice?

Cause & effect: Hepatitis is one of several causes of jaundice which is a yellowish discoloration of skin & eyes (aka icterus) from excess bilirubin, a breakdown product of red blood cells. Check out http://www. Webmd. Com/children/digestive-diseases-jaundice & http://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/jaundice/article_em. Htm for more info. ...Read more

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My freind is 30yr old. Having fever from last 7days. No malria, no typhoid, no uti, no lymphnode enlarge. Wat vl b cause??

My freind is 30yr old. Having fever from last 7days. No malria, no typhoid, no uti, no lymphnode enlarge. Wat vl b cause??

Fever: Hi, is ur friend a guy or a girl? Any weight loss? Any night sweat? Anybody looked for Tuberculosis? Has any work up done for Autoimmune diseases? Any imaging to look for an early abscess formation or a tumor? Any Echocardiogram to look for infection in heart? Blood culture? Thyroid function is ok?
Hope ur friend feels better soon. ...Read more

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How long are typhoid shots good for?

How long are typhoid shots good for?

3 years: The injectable vaccine is good for 3 years. The live oral vaccine is good for 5 years. ...Read more

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Which type of diet a person should take suffer from typhoid?

Which type of diet a person should take suffer from typhoid?

Try these: Avoid dairy products, caffeinated drinks.
Drink lots of liquids (ginger ale, gatorade), eat more fruits (esp bananas & apples) and veggies, try chicken noodle soup. ...Read more

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Please let us know the vegeterian Food diet to cure typhoid?

Please let us know the vegeterian Food diet to cure typhoid?

Typhoid fever: typhoid fever is caused by a bacterium known as salmonella typhi. There is no diet that will cure typhoid fever. Antibiotics are usually required. The typhoid vaccine can help prevent cases if you do not already have it. See your doctor promptly if you have symptoms consistent with typhoid fever, such as fever, abdominal pain, weakness, headaches, or a rash. Good luck. ...Read more

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For how many days I should not eat non veg for?? From 10th of this month I have typhoid.

Typhoid: Follow your doctors instructions carefully. If you did not get instructions, call or see doctor for them. ...Read more

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How long does typhoid weakness lasts?

How long does typhoid weakness lasts?

Why do you ask?: I'm curious as to why there are so many questions on healthtap about typhoid from people leaving in the United States, where there is no typhoid. ...Read more

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How many days does weakness lasts in typhoid?

Healing: Once the disease is appropriately controlled, the malaise and weakness should steadily and gradually improve over 5-7 days, but may depend upon chemical imbalance caused by typhoid, and this too could take several days. However, in the usa, successful recovery is expected, so just be patient. ...Read more

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My ESR 100 after typhoid how I can down my esr?

My ESR 100 after typhoid how I can down my esr?

Wait: If you have an elevated ESR due to an infection, treat the infection and the ESR will return to normal in a couple weeks. ...Read more

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Which drugs can I take for typhoid and malaria plus?

Which drugs can I take for typhoid and malaria plus?

Many drugs: All require prescription and are dependent on the type of malaria and the resistance pattern and stage of typhoid ...Read more

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What are the precautions I can take against typhoid?

What are the precautions I can take against typhoid?

Get Vaccinated and: First step before travelling to an endemic area is to get vaccinated against Typhoid Fever at least 2 weeks prior to your departure
And you have to be careful where you eat and drink. Drink water which has been boiled and then cooled for drinking or second best if you can not get boiled water use bottled water or carbonated drinks like coke or pepsi. ...Read more

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What can be done for a patient suffering from typhoid?

What can be done for a patient suffering from typhoid?

Typhoid: Typhoid is a serious rickettsial disease affecting the GI tract, skin and other organs. It must be reported to the state and you must see your doctor asap for antibiotics and intensive treatment. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the precautions I take for typhoid?

Can you please tell me the precautions I take for typhoid?

Depends on type: Typhoid vaccine comes in a pill or injection form. The pill is for people with normal immune systems, age over 6, not taking antibiotics. The injection is for people over age 2. Neither has very many side effects. Both can rarely cause mild headaches, fever. The shot can cause a sore arm for a day or so. Complete details are available on the cdc website vaccine information sheet (vis) section. ...Read more

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What to do if I have enteric chronic typhoid and I am carrier?

What to do if I have enteric chronic typhoid and I am carrier?

Typhoid carrier: See an infectious disease specialist for treatment and don/t work handling food. Always wash your hands after using BR. ...Read more

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My widal test show typhoid and my Mp ++, 80/140 BP. Shall I worred? Advice ple Dr

My widal test show typhoid and my Mp ++, 80/140 BP. Shall I worred? Advice ple Dr

Widal test: This is a very outmoded and inaccurate test and should not be done. If you are really concerned about typhoid fever you should see a doctor familiar with it. Your blood pressure 140/80 mmHg is probably quite normal. Do not know what Mp++ is. Ask the doctor who ordered this or get another opinion. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Jaundice (Definition)

Jaundice is the accumulation in the body of bilirubin. Normally it is excreted by the liver, via the bile. For a lot of different reasons, sometimes the bilirubin can accumulate. The most common reasons are a problem with the liver or the bile duct. This can make the skin and/or the whites of the eyes turn yellow. If this occurs, see your ...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