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Doctor insights on: Intercourse During Typhoid Recovery

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Even after typhoid recovery...For how many months are IgM and IgG positive in typhidot?

Even after typhoid recovery...For how many months are IgM and IgG positive in typhidot?

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

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


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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.

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

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How long after the typhoid fever recovery can I start drinking alcohol?

How long after the typhoid fever recovery can I start drinking alcohol?

Alcohol: If you're off antibiotics and not have significant gastric or intestinal symptoms, drinking alcohol in moderation should be permissible. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What is the real cause for typhoid? What precaution should we take during typhoid....

What is the real cause for typhoid? What precaution should we take during typhoid....

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

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Why does spleen get enlarged during typhoid and paratyphoid??

Why does spleen get enlarged during typhoid and paratyphoid??

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

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What to do when stomach pains during typhoid..

What to do when stomach pains during typhoid..

Get a check up: There could be many reasons for abdominal pain during typhoid fever. Some of them ate due to serious consequences of intestinal ulcers and perforation. Please consult your regular doctor. ...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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I tested my semen there was noticeable presence of WBCs, during that time I was suffering from typhoid fever. Is it normal?

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

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Why dose WBC & platelets count decreases during typhoid.

Why dose WBC & platelets count decreases during typhoid.

Does it?: 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

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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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Will typhoid stop me from going on my vacation?

Will typhoid stop me from going on my vacation?

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

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Is it possible for you to exercise with typhoid?

Is it possible for you to exercise with typhoid?

Typhoid???: If you really had typhoid, you wouldn't be asking that question, because you'd be in no mood for exercise. But you live in the bronx, and you don't have typhoid. ...Read more

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How do I know that I have completely recovered from typhoid? And im not a carrier

How do I know that I have completely recovered from typhoid? And im not a carrier

ALL WELL/STOOL CULT: You will have completely recovered from typhoid fever when you feel completely well after having finished a complete course of antibiotics. You need to have a negative stool culture to be sure you are not a carrier. ...Read more

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Does typhoid spread by kissing?

Does typhoid spread by kissing?

Not so likely.: Salmonella organisms are shed in stool. Eating contaminated food or water is the usual way typhoid and other salmonella infections are spread. ...Read more

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Can you get typhoid from kissing?

Can you get typhoid from kissing?

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

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Can typhoid n malaria occur together?

Can typhoid n malaria occur together?

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

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Signs and symptoms of typhoid in children?

Signs and symptoms of typhoid in children?

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

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Can bilirubin levels tell if you have typhoid?

Can bilirubin levels tell if you have typhoid?

No: Only a blood culture can tell you if you have typhoid. But why do I get so many questions about typhoid in the United States, where we don't have typhoid? ...Read more

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Primary symptoms of typhoid, measeles, influenza.

Primary symptoms of typhoid, measeles, influenza.

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

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One of my close friends has typhoid. What kind of precautions should he take?

One of my close friends has typhoid. What kind of precautions should he take?

Treatment: He should get treated with antibiotics and be followed by a doctor. ...Read more

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Is cholera like typhoid?

Is cholera like typhoid?

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

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Malaria and typhoid fevers?

Malaria and typhoid fevers?

BothCauseFeverButDif: 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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Can quail egg cure typhoid?

Can quail egg cure typhoid?

No: Antibiotics cure typhoid, not quail egg. (i have to say that I'm curious about why someone from york, pa is asking about typhoid!). ...Read more