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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Typhoid Fever (Overview)

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 contaminated food or water.


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What's the initial symptoms of typhoid fever?

What's the initial symptoms of typhoid fever?

Multiple: A gradual step-wise increase in fevers, often to as high as 105+, constipation, lassitude, malaise, shaking chills. ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez
211 doctors shared insights

Typhoid Fever (Overview)

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 contaminated food or water.


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My wife is diagnosed with typhoid fever and she is pregnant i.E 1st trimester, which antibiotic is safe in pregnancy for her?

My wife is diagnosed with typhoid fever and she is pregnant i.E 1st trimester, which antibiotic is safe in pregnancy for her?

Ampicillin...: ...And cephalosporins such as Rocephin (ceftriaxone) are generally safe in pregnant women, and with true typhoid fever, benefits of therapy outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Don't panic! Most fevers is uncomfortable, but harmless.
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Take the appropriate dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen
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Try cool compresses -- they may be soothing
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See your doctor if your fever is higher than 102 for more than 2 days
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Febrile test resulted in paraA 1:80 paraB 1:80. Typh o 1:320 typhH 1:320 r.hudlesson 1:160 weill felix 1:80, typhoid fever and what else is wrong?

Febrile test resulted in paraA 1:80 paraB 1:80. Typh o 1:320 typhH 1:320 r.hudlesson 1:160 weill felix 1:80, typhoid fever and what else is wrong?

Lab tests: If these tests were run by a physician then he needs to interprate them for you . Tests are only valuable to the physician when he has the history from the patient fo whom they were done ...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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Managing Hay Fever (Checklist)

Avoid heavy pollen areas
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Use air conditioners during pollen season
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If necessary, use a non-sedating antihistamine
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If you have typhoid fever how canu cureit and is it dangures?

If you have typhoid fever how canu cureit and is it dangures?

ANTIBIOTICS BUT: It is usually cured by use of appropriate Antibiotics but lately multiple drug resistant strains are reported all over and becoming difficult to core due to Super Bug It is very dangerous as if not treated there is 20 to 30% mortality ...Read more

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Does being around cat urine cause typhoid fever on my baby?

Does being around cat urine cause typhoid fever on my baby?

No: Typhoid fever is an infection transmitted from another infected individual. In addition , typhoid fever is almost exclusively limited to those traveled to endemic area, typically the third world. ...Read more

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How would you treat typhoid fever in a three year old boy?

How would you treat typhoid fever in a three year old boy?

Typhoid : Some of the antimicrobials used for typhoid are not ideal in childhood. If sensitive, Ampicillin could be used, otherwise ceftriaxone. ...Read more

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What types of doctors treats typhoid fever?

What types of doctors treats typhoid fever?

Anybody: Any competent doctor can treat typhoid fever, but since not many doctors in the usa have seen this disease it may be best to have an infectious diseases expert involved in its management. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more