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What is the diet for the patient in typhoid?

What is the diet for the patient in typhoid?

A healthy one: Stay away from whatever you ate or drank that gave you the infection. Stay hydrated as the fever can cause a substantial fluid loss. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Do Patient have to cross every stage of typhoid to get well. Or patient can get well at earlier stage.

May get well: With proper treatment, they may get well sooner than dealing with the full wrath of the disease. ...Read more

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What should the diet of a dibetic patient suffering from typhoid?

What should the diet of a dibetic patient suffering from typhoid?

Same as always: It shouldn't vary from the diet you've already been prescribed. Check w/your dietitian. And make sure the typhoid is being treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Recurrence of typhoid and paratyphoid in patient, what are aggressive treatments?

Recurrence of typhoid and paratyphoid in patient, what are aggressive treatments?

Recurrence of typhoi: Culture to determine best antibiotic. Discuss with your Dr as treatment may depend on where you got it. ...Read more

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If a? Patient with typhoid fever is treated properly, can he become healthy in a week?

If a? Patient with typhoid fever is treated properly, can he become healthy in a week?

Doubtful: This disease, even when appropriately treated may remain symptomatic for 10 to 14 days or more despite antibiotics. ...Read more

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After how many days a patient of typhoid can have sex?

After how many days a patient of typhoid can have sex?

When you feel OK: Sex should not be an issue as long as you feel well enough to engage. ...Read more

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What is the significance of a positive IgM & IgG in a patient of typhoid after the patient is asymptomatic? Does the patient need further treatment?

What is the significance of a positive IgM & IgG in a patient of typhoid after the patient is asymptomatic? Does the patient need further treatment?

Not necessarily: The IgM may be a residual of the recent infection, the IgG indicates long-term protection. If you have no symptoms otherwise, no further treatment is needed. If the IgM remains elevated months from now, then it may indicate the presence of a persistent low-grade infection. ...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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Hollo. What type of food is good for typhoid andwhat is bad? Plz help how can the person be better?

Hollo. What type of food is good for typhoid andwhat is bad? Plz help how can the person be better?

Antibiotic tx needed: This is a very serious disease and requires proper antibiotic treatment to prevent a threat to life. Please try to find medical care immediately. The only thing you might be able to do until then is to provide safe drinking water to prevent the worst dehydration. It is unlikely that food can be tolerated whatever you choose. I hope you find help. ...Read more

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Is typhoid able to be transmitted throught sharing of drinks or food eg using a same spoon or straw?

Is typhoid able to be transmitted throught sharing of drinks or food eg using a same spoon or straw?

Very unlikely but...: Theoretically possible. To be direct: typhoid is spread by eating or drinking food or water contaminated with the feces of an infected person. One can (dimly) envision a person having gone to the bathroom, not washing their hands, coming back and handling a beverage with a straw and then sharing. Or maybe eating with their fingers and sharing? Careful hygiene is always advised:) ...Read more

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I'm suffering from both typhoid and malaria fr three days and im feeding my 4mth baby is that will cause my baby and what food I can take???

I'm suffering from both typhoid and malaria fr three days and im feeding my 4mth baby is that will cause my baby and what food I can take???

Typhoid and malaria: You can continue to breast feed your baby
maintain good enteric precautions
baby can get affected with the medications you use to treat your baby ...Read more

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What to have to get rid of typhoid in terms of food and medicine?

What to have to get rid of typhoid in terms of food and medicine?

Assuming you are: Referring to Salmonella typhi infection, the treatment is antibiotics, Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) or Amoxicillin and related drugs, though drug resistance is widespread. Maintaining hydration with salted boiled water with rice mixed in to provide carbohydrates is the old fashioned remedy. It's so effective that it's still used to keep up with losses from diarrhea. Vaccination is still beneficial. Drugs, fluids, salt. ...Read more

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How much time we should not prepare food for others after typhoid fever?

How much time we should not prepare food for others after typhoid fever?

Depends on: How you were treated and whether your stools were checked after therapy for persistent carriage. Many patients recovered from typhoid have persistent organisms, often from the gall bladder, into the stools. If this is the case, then you should probably not be in the food preparation industry. However, careful washing of hands, attempts to determine and if necessary, eliminate carriage may work. ...Read more

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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

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One month after being treatrd with 14 days antibiotic tratment of typhoid fever, can I preapare food for my family now?

One month after being treatrd with 14 days antibiotic tratment of typhoid fever, can I preapare food for my family now?

Salmonella typhi: According to literature about 1-4% of patients with salmonella typhi infection become chronic carriers and hence can be contagious for up to a year or longer. You need to have stool cultures to determine if you still have salmonella bacteria in your feces. I would avoid handling and preparing any food for now, especially raw foods/salads and use very thorough hand hygiene ...Read more

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Can I tell my primary school students that typhoid fever is equal to salmonella food poisoning?

Can I tell my primary school students that typhoid fever is equal to salmonella food poisoning?

No: No. Salmonella is a common cause of food-borne diarrhea in the U.S. Typhoid fever, caused by a specific of salmonella, is rarely seen in non-travelers, and causes a more systemic illness. People with typhoid have fever and belly pain, but often don't have diarrhea. ...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 can I avoid typhoid injection?

How can I avoid typhoid injection?

Typhoid: Typhoid is a serious disease caused by a bacterium, salmonella typhi. It causes high fever, stomach pain, and if not treated can kill up to 30% of those infected. It is mostly eliminated from the US because of our good sanitation but is common in some areas. Vaccine is only needed if you are traveling to such an area. If you are, do not skip this vaccine. It can save your life. Enjoy your travels! ...Read more

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Are there good ways to avoid typhoid?

Are there good ways to avoid typhoid?

Food hygiene/vaccine: Typhoid fever is a common (worldwide) infection with salmonella typhi bacteria caught via fecally contaminated food and water (human poop in your food or water. Yuck, but happens). Be careful what you eat ("boil it, peel it, cook it, or forget it"). There are two vaccines (oral & injection) available which work reasonably well. Also gastric acidity helps, so extra caution if you take antacids! ...Read more

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I had typhoid 3 weeks back but now I am normal. Should I not eat chicken for 3 months?

I had typhoid 3 weeks back but now I am normal. Should I not eat chicken for 3 months?

Typhoid: After your recovery, there is no specific contraindication to any food. Remember only that your body's digestive system has just been through a war. Please eat smaller quantities at shorter intervals to go gentle on your system. Eat a well balanced diet. Glad you are feeling better. ...Read more

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Any tips to overcome typhoid and avoid hair loss?

Any tips to overcome typhoid and avoid hair loss?

Typhoid: If you have been diagnosed with typhoid by your primary care doctor or a specialist and you are not responding well enough you must go back for further attention. That visit would include discussion and evaluation of your hair loss. Do not delay! ...Read more

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M:33yr, high fever, high BP patient. S.Typhi "to" 1:80, s.Typhi "th" 1:40, s.Paratyphi "ah" 1:20, s.Paratyphi "bh"1:20, method:slide agglutination-typhiod?

M:33yr, high fever, high BP patient. S.Typhi "to" 1:80, s.Typhi "th" 1:40, s.Paratyphi "ah" 1:20, s.Paratyphi "bh"1:20, method:slide agglutination-typhiod?

Typhoid: A single widal test in an unvaccinated patient showing h and/or o titres greater than or equal to 1:160 and typhoid-like symptoms is strongly suggestive of typhoid fever. It also appears that h titre is more useful than o titre. More false positives are found than false negatives. Under these circumstances, the clinical picture is the decisive factor in making a diagnosis of typhoid. ...Read more

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What food to eat or what food to avoid for vitiligo patient?

What food to eat or what food to avoid for vitiligo patient?

Controversial: The widely held belief in india is that foods that are excessively sour should be avoided by vitiligo patients. These foods include citrus fruits, sour yoghurt, sour pickles etc. The simultaneous consumption of milk and fish is also discouraged. Although there are numerous websites that host dietary advice for vitiligo patients, there is no scientific data to support or refute these beliefs. ...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