Top
30
Doctor insights on: Typhoid Fever Brain Effects

Share
1

1
Can typhoid fever cause neurological symptoms such as brain fog, slight memory disturbances, changes in vision, and /or confusion?

Can typhoid fever cause neurological symptoms such as brain fog, slight memory disturbances, changes in vision, and /or confusion?

Typhoid fever: Absolutely. Hallucinations, alterations in sensorium, diminished levels of consciousness and other neurological symptoms occur frequently in typhoid fever. But do not just assume that this is the diagnosis. See a doctor and be fully evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez
224 Doctors shared insights

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


2

2
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

3

3
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

4

4
Why isn't my typhoid fever going away?

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

5

5
What are symptoms of typhoid fever like?

What are symptoms of typhoid fever like?

Fever/abdominal pain: Fever often high.loss of appetite, Constipation, some times diarrhea, abdominal pain in a country where Typhoid is endemic like India and others. Patients look sick. ...Read more

6

6
What is the symptoms of typhoid fever like?

What is the symptoms of typhoid fever like?

Fever and belly pain: Typhoid usually presents with progressive fever and abdominal fever, with constipation rather than diarrhea, over a week when altered mental status begins, so-called coma vigil. ...Read more

7

7
What are the symptoms of typhoid fever in someone?

What are the symptoms of typhoid fever in someone?

Fever: Which increases step-wise so that at the end of the first week is continuously high, abdominal pain and confusion, so called coma vigil. ...Read more

8

8
How to know that your surffing from typhoid fever?

How to know that your surffing from 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

9

9
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

11

11
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

12

12
How to treat IgM positive typhoid fever?

How to treat IgM positive typhoid fever?

Antibiotics: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/typhoid-fever/ds00538/dsection=treatments-and-drugs.

Get a more detailed answer ›
15

15
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

16

16
If my bacteria count is high (typhoid fever) can my partner get it from oral sex?

If my bacteria count is high (typhoid fever) can my partner get it from oral sex?

Typhoid: It is not generally transmitted directly from person to person but rather through contaminated food or water. ...Read more

17

17
How bad is typhoid fever? What diet is safe and how long should be the rest period?

Ut is serious infect: It is serious infection and needs to be treated with IV fluids and IV antibiotics and bed rest till the infection is cleared. ...Read more

19

19
My sister has be diagnosed of typhoid fever with sever headache that makes her very restless. Please assist advise urgently?

My sister has be diagnosed of typhoid fever with sever headache that makes her very restless. Please assist advise urgently?

Typhoid fever: Answers on healthtap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. This is a serious and potentially life-threatening disease, the manifestations of which should only be handled by the physician involved directly in treatment of the patient. Good luck. ...Read more

20

20
Is it normal to have low appetite, slight acidity, bloating even post 12 days after typhoid fever? I had typhoid fever 2 weeks back now no fever.

Is it normal to have low appetite, slight acidity, bloating even post 12 days after typhoid fever? I had typhoid fever 2 weeks back now no fever.

Typhoid fever: It may take several weeks for the intestinal mucosa and the lymphocytic pools in the gut wall to recover from this severe infection, or you may be having some GI changes as a result of alteration of bowel flora by the antibiotics you were given. If this continues, and particularly if you develop diarrhea go back and see the doctor. Otherwise give this more time. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

21

21
I had typhoid fever recently about a week ago, doctor told me not to lift heavyweights. After how much time can go to work out in gym. I am fine now?

I had typhoid fever recently about a week ago, doctor told me not to lift heavyweights. After how much time can go to work out in gym. I am fine now?

Typhoid fever: If your symptoms have subsided and you feel well it is reasonable to resume your activity, but you should make sure you are not a typhoid carrier. Salmonella Typhi lives only in humans. Persons with typhoid fever carry the bacteria in their bloodstream and intestinal tract. In addition, people, called carriers, recover from typhoid fever but continue to carry the bacteria in their feces. ...Read more

22

22
How the typhoid fever will cure?

How the typhoid fever will cure?

With 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

23

23
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

24

24
How harmful for your health is typhoid fever?

How harmful for your health is typhoid fever?

Quite curable: The symptoms can be mild or severe and include increasing high fever, headache, abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, rose-colored spots on the trunk and an enlarged spleen and liver. With antibiotic treatment, the death rate is less than 1% so the key is to recognizing it before it possibly becomes deadly. Less than 5% of people become carriers and can pass it on chronically. ...Read more

25

25
What medicine is used to clear typhoid fever?

What medicine is used to clear typhoid fever?

Antibiotics/cipro: To treat and cure typhoid fever you need to be given antibiotics, like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) iv, but in pregnant women you can use ceftriaxone.
Beside that supportive therapy IV fluids etc. ...Read more

26

26
What is the definition or description of: Typhoid fever?

What is the definition or description of: Typhoid fever?

Typhoid fever: Typhoid fever is an infection caused by Salmonella typhi bacteria. It is spread through contaminated food or water or through person to person contact. Symptoms may include: fever, headache, abdominal pain, & constipation or diarrhea. See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/typhoid-fever/basics/definition/con-20028553 ...Read more

27

27
Could you tell me what are the symptoms of typhoid fever?

Could you tell me what are the symptoms of 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

28

28
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

30

30
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
2,227 Doctors shared insights

Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more