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Typhoid fever treatment?

Typhoid fever treatment?

Antibiotics: Typhoid Fever after the diagnosis is treated with Antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin,ceftriaxone and Azithromycine But drug resistant Typhoid Fever is increasing in incidence all over the world Talk to your Doctor ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Best treatment of typhoid fever?

Best treatment of typhoid fever?

Cipro/Levaquin: The strain of salmonella typhi needs to be tested for antibiotic sensitivity. For uncomplicated typhoid fever with a sensitive strain the best treatment is oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or levaquin. Alternatives are amoxicillin, septra or azithromycin. Quinolone risistant strains are best treated with Azithromycin or IV ceftriaxone. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for typhoid fever?

What is the treatment for typhoid fever?

With Antibiotics: Typhoid Fever after the diagnosis is treated with Antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin,ceftriaxone, Azithromycine&Bactrim But drug resistant Typhoid Fever is increasing in incidence all over the world Talk to your Doctor ...Read more

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What could be the course of treatment for someone who has typhoid fever?

What could be the course of treatment for someone who has typhoid fever?

Antibiotics/Fluids/&: Treatment of Typhoid fever includes Antibiotics like Ampcillin/Amoxicillin and Bactrim and rarely Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or cephalosporin in case of resistant organisms on culture and sensitivity And supportive care like Bed Rest and Fluids and antipyretics if needed And those who become chronically ill 3%to5% may need long term anibiotics.And often need Gall Bladder Removal ...Read more

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How much days fever stay after taking proper treatment for typhoid fever?

How much days fever stay after taking  proper treatment for typhoid fever?

It can be prolonged: Even with appropriate therapy, enteric fever due to typhoid can have 7 days or more of fever. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would the course of treatment be for someone who has typhoid fever?

I was wondering what would the course of treatment be for someone who has typhoid fever?

Typhoid: Typhoid fever is treated with antibiotics. Resistance to multiple antibiotics is increasing among Salmonella that cause typhoid fever. Choices for antibiotic therapy include fluoroquinolones, ceftriaxone, and azithromycin. Persons who do not get treatment may continue to have fever for weeks or months, and as many as 20% may die from complications of the infection. ...Read more

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Sir..can u plz prescribe the treatment for resistant typhoid fever??

Sir..can u plz prescribe the treatment for resistant typhoid fever??

Salmonella SOL: Yes: first make sure it's the correct diagnosis using a stool culture on special culture media. Second, see what the antibiotic sensitivities are via that same culture and use one it is sensitive. If it is resistant to all those antibiotics and a special test of newer antibiotics fails then you are, as they say, S.O.L. and will need to be followed closely by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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What are tests for typhoid fever?

What are tests for typhoid fever?

Blood culture: The best way to diagnose typhoid (after asking the right questions and clinical suspicion!) is to culture blood, stool, or sometimes even bone marrow. The older "widal test" (demonstrating anti-somatic and anti-flagellar antibodies in blood) is unreliable, but often used in the developing world due to its low cost. There are newer antigen/antibody tests becoming available. ...Read more

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How to know if I have typhoid fever?

How to know if I have typhoid fever?

Typhoid: Persons with typhoid fever usually have a sustained fever as high as 103° to 104° F (39° to 40° C). They may also feel weak, or have stomach pains, headache, or loss of appetite. In some cases, patients have a rash of flat, rose-colored spots. The only way to know for sure if an illness is typhoid fever is to have samples of stool or blood tested for the presence of Salmonella Typhi. ...Read more

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Why isn't my typhoid fever going away?

We can not answer: We can not asnswer your question as we do not know what antibiotics you are taking and if you are hospitalized for it Typhoid Fever is a serious infectious disease and most of the time treated in the hospital after confirming with blood and stool and other tests and treated with IV Antibiotics under medical supervision Discuss your case with your doctor and follow up with him/her ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Typhoid Fever (Definition)

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection that can cause diarrhea and fever. It is more common in developing countries and it is caused by ingesting ...Read more