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My Esr 100 After Typhoid How I Can Down My Esr
I am a 34 year old male having fever from last 8 days which comes at 5 in evening and hors by morning. My blood test, typhoid, malaria etc are normal. I have also done chest X-ray and urine test, reports of which are norma. My ESR test is 33 is it serio
It really depend om how high your fever is. Are you having any chills or night sweat
if you are living in the west we will said it is a virus
you are from pakistan and the chance of bacteria or unusual infection is more likely. So it is very hard to say if it is serious or not.
see an infection disease specialist for help ...Read more
Cbc shows lympho 18.4% and esr of 42.have low grade fever sonce 2 weeks with fatigue and body pain. Neg blood culture typhoid ebv and tsh. Which virus?
More info needed: The lymphocyte count is normal or close to it (depending to some extent on what your total white blood cell count is). However, 42 is quite a high ESR. The causes you list are possible, but there probably are a hundred other health conditions that could do this. You haven't provided nearly enough information to even guess. Keep working with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
I feel beaten up with constant headaches, bodyaches &heavy eyes to the extent that I can't bend or bow down my head. Wat symptoms.? Malaria, typhoid?
See a doctor: Possibly an infectious diseases expert. Malaria and typhoid are not common in the usa, but if you are elsewhere these may have to be looked for. Your symptoms are too non-specific to suggest a specific diagnosis, but you sound sufficiently ill to require care. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more
Depends: Typhoid fever is produced by a bacteria (salmonella typhi) and the sensitivity of this organism will vary depending upon where you got it. From you name, would suspect northwestern india. You can get the latest data on antibacterial sensitivity from a cdc web site. The ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is a non-specific indicator of inflammation and will resolve with your typhoid. ...Read more
Diagnosed typhoid month ago & treated but now after almost a month passed. Now having 99°F-100°F since 3 days but everything else seems normal?
2 different issues:: 1. Thyphoid (study: https://www. Google. Com/#q=typhoid) implies infection with Salmonella typhi (difficult to diagnose accurately, thus commonly a guess) & 2. Fever refers to a human response (controlled from brain stem) to ↑ body temperature; part of helping White Blood Cells of the immune system, body wide, be more active (on whatever basis, for whatever purpose, good/bad), thus= a clinical sign. ...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
Typhoid: Salmonella typhi requires a high number of organisms to cause disease and is usually transmitted by the fecal oral route by grossly contaminated food or water. If you are doing oral sex on a penis that is not clean or immediately following anal sex without washing it is conceivable that transmission could occur, but this is not very probable. ...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
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
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
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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