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Intercourse During Typhoid Recovery
After typhoid: Traditionally igm antibodies remian elevated during the acute phase and linger on about 6 to 8 weeks. The igg antibodies remain for years and sometimes a lifetime. ...Read more
My typhoid fever is gone sixty days back, but weakness is still existing. There is anxiety. How long I will take for full recovery? I am 48 years old.
At 60 days,: You have passed the typical recovery time. Fever persists for 3-4 weeks; at 60 days you should be beyond it. About 1/10 people do relapse, so you should work with your doctor/have further testing to exclude. It is surely understandable that you would feel anxious after such an illness; this may be contributing to your sense of weakness. Pursue good nutrition, rest, activity. Work closely with Doc. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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Typhoid fever: This is an infection caused most commonly by salmonella typhi. Present with fever, delirium, splenic enlargement, abdominal pain, and bacteremia (bacteria in blood). Some can have diarrhea. This is a systemic disease. Can last about 4 weeks and patient can be quite sick. If the diagnosis determined timely, with appropriate treatment, the illness can be shortened. Vaccination is preventive. ...Read more
Spleen fights for u: The spleen is an immune organ-- and as such it may become enlarged when the body is fighting an infection such as typhoid or paratyphoid. It's important to have a spleen because infections can actually be alot worse without one. The size of the spleen can be followed by a doctor. Hope u can get good treatment. ...Read more
My child age 14 years she is suffering from jaundice and typhoid please suggest some food during illness?
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
I tested my semen there was noticeable presence of WBCs, during that time I was suffering from typhoid fever. Is it normal?
No: No. Typhoid fever should not manifest in your semen. By definition, you probably have subclinical prostatitis that you may want to address if you are concerned about infertility, even if you are asymptomatic. ("Prostatitis" won't "infect" your semen, but may contribute to less volume or other semen characteristic.) ...Read more
Usually the WBC count is elevated. Platelet count may be lower due to splenic sequestration as can happen in any condition with an enlarged spleen.
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
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
If it's active: If you are actively contagious, yes- ethically, you should not travel since it can be transmitted by contact with contaminated objects. Certainly, if left untreated typhoid can sometimes kill you due to dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities-that would stop anyone from going on vacation. ...Read more
No, not usually: Typhoid fever (salmonella typhi) is from the stool (poop) of infected people and is not in the saliva. However, if an infected person accidentally transferred traces of poop from his hands to his face (due to poor handwashing habits), and then he got kissed by an uninfected person, the uninfected person could swallow enough salmonella typhi bacteria to contract typhoid fever. ...Read more
Yes.: These are two completely separate conditions. Malaria is a parasitic infection carried by infected Mosquitos. Typhoid is a bacterial infection usually caused by contaminated food or water. In areas where both are prevalent you could get both, but the conditions are not related at all. ...Read more
Numerous: Week one, constipation, step-wise increasing fever to constant level, headache, lethargy, malaise, muscle and abdominal pains. In 2nd wk rose spotted rash, diarrhea, slow pulse, stupor replaces headache. 3rd and 4th weeks can produce GI hemorrhage, perforation of bowel, heart muscle dysfunction, septic shock and death. Bad disease to have. ...Read more
Way too much for 400:
Characters or less. Check these sites. Measles: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/measles. Html. Thphoid: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002308/. Influenza: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/flu. Html.
Seek medical care if you are trying to diagnose your symptoms. ...Read more
Sorry: What is your question? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
Treatment: He should get treated with antibiotics and be followed by a doctor. ...Read more
Please tell me if I am typhoid positive or not. (widal) s typhi o 1/160, h 1/80, s paratyphi ao 1/160, ah 1/80, bo 1/20, bh 1/40, co 1/160, ch 1/160.
No: Cholera is caused by vibrio cholerae, and is mainly a secretory diarrhea, or to put it more simply, abundant aqueous diarrhea, which will lead to dehydration if left untreated. Very rarely if at all fever will be present. Typhoid on the other hand, caused by salmonella typhi, is a systemic febrile disease, which can cause sepsis. Classic typhoid fever will rarely present with diarrhea. ...Read more
Typhoid Fever is a Bacterial Infection caused by a Bacteria Salmonella Typhi. It causes very high fever and is treated with appropriate Antibiotics. It is caused by eating contaminated food and water and is common in many third world countries
Malaria is caused by Malaria Parasite which is transmitted to humans by the bite of species of mosquito called Anopheles in Asian, African and Latin America ...Read more
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