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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?

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Malaria (Definition)

A life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. These parasites infect red blood cells, causing high fever, shaking chills, sweats, vomiting, muscle pain, headache, anemia. First symptoms occur 10 days to four weeks post infection, symptoms occur in cycles of ...Read more


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I treated for malaria and typhoid and am feeling better than before. No more headaches or fever. The only symptom left now is chills on my legs alone?

I treated for malaria and typhoid and am feeling better than before. No more headaches or fever. The only symptom left now is chills on my legs alone?

Malaria/typhoid: If you are feeling better after treatment, and back to your normal routine, I don't think you need to worry about chills on your legs alone. It will eventually go away. But if they become swollen or becomes painful, you may want to see a doctor as it maybe signs of something else, like blood clot. ...Read more

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Bitter taste in mouth no appetite and tiredness after double typhoid and double malaria treatments completed 2 weeks ago. Last widal and malaria test came negative. Any thoughts on my symptoms and what additional tests should I take. Thanks?

Bitter taste in mouth no appetite and tiredness after double typhoid and double malaria treatments completed 2 weeks ago. Last widal and malaria test came negative. Any thoughts on my symptoms and what additional tests should I take. Thanks?

No tests: 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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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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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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My granny got malaria and typhoid how long befor she better?

My granny got malaria and typhoid how long befor she better?

Where is granny?: Malaria, appropriately treated, if the plasmodium is sensitive to the meds will respond very quickly. Typhoid fever, however, may have persistent symptoms long beyond what you might expect from institution of appropriate therapy. Would not be surprised to have typhoid persist for 10-14 days after starting therapy. ...Read more

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A friend of mine is suffering from malaria and typhoid. Is it that serious and if so what do we do about it?

A friend of mine is suffering from malaria and typhoid. Is it that serious and if so what do we do about it?

Malaria & Typhoid: Yes, these are very serious and require expert evaluation and therapy from an infectious diseases expert. You don't indicate where you are from, but these are not diseases commonly seen in the USA. Hope your friend responds and is well soon. ...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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Hi, I was diagnosed of malaria and typhoid recently. Also was prescribed of some drugs to treat them. I feel better as I finished the drugs about 3 da?

What is your questio: There is no cure for malaria. There is good medication but you still will get bouts of the flare up of the disease ...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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My gf got malaria and typhoid long ago. Will it come back?

My gf got malaria and typhoid long ago. Will it come back?

Usually Not: Usually not unless exposed again. Once properly treated both infections are usually over. Rarely, some people go on to become carrires of typhoid (can pass disease on but are not sick themselves). There are 4 types of malaria each with a different lifecycle. Some types can relapse up to 5 years after intial infection. Her doctor can review the spefics of her infections with her. ...Read more

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What can be causing frequent headache after typhoid and malaria has been rule out thank you?

Tensiontype headache: Typhoid as well as malaria do cause headaches but are often accompanied by fever, weakness and fatigue (chills). Frequent headaches can occur due to several reasons. Sleep disorders, medication overuse (nsaids, caffeine, triptans) and stress are some of the common causes. ...Read more

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I have treated for typhoid and malaria and stil not feeling fine. I have chills and nausea. Don't know what is wrong?

I have treated for typhoid and malaria and stil not feeling fine. I have chills and nausea. Don't know what is wrong?

Infection: You really need to see a tropical disease clinic in your area. Your physicians in Nigeria may have better insight into the resistance patterns of either malaria or typhoid and can retest to see if you have a resistant infection or another tropical disease. Both these infections have developed resistance and that may be the issue. Suggest see a physician at the local university hospital. ...Read more

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Hello doc, my husband is on lonart at the moment and septrin was also mistakenly prescribed for him to treat malaria and typhoid. He has being itchin?

Stop the septrin: Lonart too can cause itching, but if he has been on it for some time and the dose is already reduced, then better stay on its course, septrin does seem to be the problem here, itching here is a blessing rather: lonart and septrin aren't a good combination and may cause problems with heart rythm. Other treatments for typhoid are available as amoxicillin or ceftriaxone, according to the case, ...Read more

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I have been experiencing internal fever and headaches. Went to the hospital and got treated for malaria and typhoid repeatedly. Still the same. Intern?

I have been experiencing internal fever and headaches. Went to the hospital and got treated for malaria and typhoid repeatedly. Still the same. Intern?

Needs evaluation: It sounds like you were not given the correct diagnosis and I would seek out a 'second opinion'. True, you could have had malaria parasites and were re-infected, but it's quite possible 'something is missing'. Do you have other symptoms? Can you describe the fevers more precisely? Have you had 'exposures' such as mosquitoes or foods? Do family/close contacts have typhoid? What about malaria rates? ...Read more

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My galfriend is 1 month pregnant and she has been diagnosed with typhoid fever and malaria, any answer for treatment?

My galfriend is 1 month pregnant and she has been diagnosed with typhoid fever and malaria, any answer for treatment?

Prego, malaria, typh: Your friend should be seen by infectious disease specialists and by high risk pregnancy specialists because she has two serious infectious diseases. ...Read more

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Intermittent high grade fever with sweating and chills on 18yrz old boy for a week? What is the main cause? NB: Malaria and typhoid tests ne

Intermittent high grade fever with sweating and chills on 18yrz old boy for a week? What is the main cause? NB: Malaria and typhoid tests ne

Infection?: The main cause for unexplained fever is infection and sometimes it's hard to identify the focus. If fever continues, he may need a thorough work up in the hospital, including blood and other fluid cultures, scans, ultrasounds and a work up for other infrequent causes of fever, such as autoimmune diseases and tumors. ...Read more

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What cause bitter vomiting one hour after eating with headache? I have diagnosed with malaria and typhoid. Can malaria and typhoid cause so?

Ans: Not likely from malaria or the hood. If one time episode so close after eating could be food poisoning. If you have it happens again best to see your doctor ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my husband is having viral fever since 15 days and blood tests dengue, malaria, typhoid negative?

What do you suggest if my husband is having viral fever since 15 days and blood tests dengue, malaria, typhoid negative?

Viral Fever: Has he traveled outside of the US? Consider working with a infectious disease medicine specialist. ...Read more

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My husband is having viral fever since 15 days and blood tests dengue, malaria, typhoid negative. What could it be then?

My husband is having viral fever since 15 days and blood tests dengue, malaria, typhoid negative. What could it be then?

Not enough info: To know. With the diseases you are bringing up - has he had recent travel that would expose him to these? If yes, consider seeing an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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Will a 2 yr old require typhoid vaccine at this season to travel from USA to India. We are going to give Malaria Vaccine.

Will a 2 yr old require typhoid vaccine at this season to travel from USA to India. We are going to give Malaria Vaccine.

Mgt: Please check the CDC website. In general it is advisable, particularly if you aver traveling to a rural area. ...Read more

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My son 15 months old has high fever for last 8 days continuous. Managed with pcm and antibiotics. No malaria, dengue, typhoid. Has cough too.?

My son 15 months old has high fever for last 8 days continuous. Managed with pcm and antibiotics. No malaria, dengue, typhoid. Has cough too.?

High fever: Your child needs a complete workup, including complete blood count, esr, CRP and blood cultures. If no source for the fever can be found see a rheumatologist or hematologist for further evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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M having 99-99.5 fever shivering in evening, confusion, cold, legs pain. I had typhoid+ malaria vivax 40 days back (got ok)is dis same problm nw?

Yes often relapes: If not given 2 weeks of primaquine, up to a third to people treated for vivax malaria relapse. You need to be treated again by an infectious diseases specialist. ...Read more

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I am planning a trip to india on feb. 12th and need immunizations. Where can I get the necessary ones? I need a health provider for typhoid, hepatitus a & b, yellow fever, diptheria and malaria medication

I am planning a trip to india on feb. 12th and need immunizations. Where can I get the necessary ones? I need a health provider for typhoid, hepatitus a & b, yellow fever, diptheria and malaria medication

TravelClinic/MD: First consult your doctor and he can immunize you against Typhoid, Diptheria with Tdap, HepA eeds two shots 6 months apart and HepB needs three shots, 2nd after a month and 3rd after 6 monthsThere is no need for Yellow Fever for travel to India.
Malaria Prophylaxis with Lariam, doxycycline or Malarone
Do not drink water unless boiled&careful with what you eat ...Read more

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Low risk hiv exposure 10 days ago in Nigeria.3 days later, fevers+joint aches. No sore the oath, no swollen nodes.+for malaria Typhoid. Could it be hiv??

Low risk hiv exposure 10 days ago in Nigeria.3 days later, fevers+joint aches. No sore the oath, no swollen nodes.+for malaria Typhoid. Could it be hiv??

Too soon: The symptoms of a new HIV infection (acute retroviral syndrome, or ARS) don't start before about 10 days. Maybe sometimes as soon as 7 days, but 3 days isn't possible. Also, as you apparently know, ARS usually includes sore throat, so that's also against HIV as the cause. It's something else. These symptoms are indeed consistent with malaria or typhoid, but also many other infections. See doctor. ...Read more

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I have daily fever with shivvering 4 times a day on set times. No leukemia, no typhoid, no malaria, no hepatitus b/c, no hiv. Have mild anemia. Wats it?

I have daily fever with shivvering 4 times a day on set times. No leukemia, no typhoid, no malaria, no hepatitus b/c, no hiv. Have mild anemia. Wats it?

Fever of unknown: Origin. You have already had quite a bit of work up. Unlikely this will get sorted out in 400 characters. Continue your evaluation with your current doc (s). ...Read more

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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

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 DEPENDS: 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

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Headaches and night fever. Low white count and elevated liver enzymes. Negative for: hepatitis, dengue, malaria, typhoid fever, negative blood cultures?

Headaches and night fever. Low white count and elevated liver enzymes. Negative for: hepatitis, dengue, malaria, typhoid fever, negative blood cultures?

More info needed: How high a temp?
Any swollen glands?
Any other lab abnormalities?
Any drenching sweats or just light sweating?
Why are you on cipro (ciprofloxacin)?
How low is the wbc? ...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