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What is the relationship between typhoid fever and bradycardia?

What is the relationship between typhoid fever and bradycardia?

True: Relative bradycardia has been noted to be characteristic of typhoid, legionaires disease, and chlamidia pneumonia infections. These are all caused by bacteria that are gram negative and intracellular but the exact mechanism is not clear. I remember learning long ago when i was studying for my medicine boards exam that dengue, which is caused by a virus, also is characterized by bradycardia. ...Read more

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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
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Slow Heart Rate (Definition)

Slow heart rate, also called bradycardia, is defined as a resting heart rate (pulse) less than 60 beats per minute. Having a heart rate less than 60 is not necessarily abnormal. In fact, people in good cardiovascular shape have a low heart rate. People with certain heart conditions may take medications which lower the heart rate as one of ...Read more


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Can we do workout in typhoid fever ?

Can we do workout in typhoid fever ?

Typhoid is serious: From my experience, people with typhoid fever/enteric fever are really sick, weak, debilitated. I would suggest some rest. But if you feel energetic enough to exercise, good for you! just dont get dehydrated! ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of typhoid fever?

What are common symptoms of typhoid fever?

HighFeverLethargy&am: The incubation is 1to2 weeks.Symptoms include High Fever as high as 104 degree Headaches Poor Appetite Lethargy Generalised Aches and Pains Diarrhea or constipation Abdominal Pain Chest congestion may develop in many patients 10% of patients have relapse with recurrent symptoms after feeling better for 1to2 weeks. In some cases patients have rash flat rose color spots ...Read more

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Is typhoid fever common anywhere in the word?

Is typhoid fever common anywhere in the word?

InDevelopingCountrie: It is common only in developing or under developed countries in Asia,Africa and South America.It is rare in USA and other European countries and most cases are in people who have travelled in those countries. It is due to poor hygiene in contaminated water and food handlers not washing their hands properly and contaminated food ...Read more

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What are the symptoms you get with typhoid fever?

What are the symptoms you get with typhoid fever?

Fever and abd pain: Typhoid is caused by a bacteria called salmonella typhi. You get it from contaminated food or water, usually in underdeveloped countries. Symptoms include high fever, fatigue, weakness, sore throat and abdominal pain. Some people get a rash. Children are more likely to get diarrhea than adults. Typhoid is treated with antibiotics and fluids and rest. ...Read more

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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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Are some people immune to typhoid fever?

Are some people immune to typhoid fever?

NO Natural Immunity: No there is no one who is immune to it unless given Typhoid Vaccine which provides temporary immunity in 50to70% of cases and can be given as shot or orally. Oral Vaccine lasts for 5 years and you need a booster after that.And Injectable vaccine will give you immunity which lasts only for 2 years and you need a booster ...Read more

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Why does leukopenia occur in someone with typhoid fever?

Response to infectio: As a reaction to infection with Salmonella Typhi there is leukopenia with relative lymphocytosis.And returns to normal in 3to4weeks after treatment ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cure typhoid fever?

It can if sensitive: It can if the bacteria is still sensitive to Amoxicillin.There has been lot of resistance to Amoxicillin for last several years and is not recommended as first line antibiotics. Cipro and Levaquin (levofloxacin) and Ceftrioxone are first line antibiotics recommended till culture and sensitivity report is available ...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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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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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.

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If I have typhoid fever, should I bathe in hot water or cold water?

Preferably ColdWater: If you do have fever baith in cold water If no fever cold or hot does not make any difference ...Read more

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How long after the typhoid fever recovery can i start drinking alcohol?

How long after the typhoid fever recovery can i start drinking alcohol?

Alcohol: If you're off antibiotics and not have significant gastric or intestinal symptoms,drinking alcohol in moderation should be permissible. ...Read more

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How would I know if my salmonella infection has turned into typhoid fever?

How would I know if my salmonella infection has turned into typhoid fever?

Typhoid - S. typhi: Salmonella the germ has many species. A simple gastroenteritis (diarrheal type illness) is caused by a different germ than typhoid. Typhoid is more of a systemic, progressively worsening disease. Your doctor should have the answer in the Petri dish, if they did a stool culture on you. Salmonella enterica causes those 'food poisoning' symptoms. Salmonella typhi causes typhoid fever. Subtle but imp! ...Read more

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What is the difference between dengue fever and typhoid fever? Different viruses?

What is the difference between dengue fever and typhoid fever?  Different viruses?

No relation: Dengue is caused by a mosquito-borne virus (dengue virus). Typhoid fever is cause by a food-borne bacteria (salmonella typhi). They symptoms are also completely different. ...Read more

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Typhoid fever for 3 years, still positive and puss is coming from stools. What should I do?

Typhoid fever for 3 years, still positive and puss is coming from stools. What should I do?

Seek a specialist: I would recommend that you seek a consultation with an infectious disease specialist who has experience treating this disorder. ...Read more

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How important is diet in the recovery period from typhoid fever and what are the dietary recommendations?

None specific: There are no specific dietary restrictions if you have had typhoid fever and are recovering on appropriate antibiotics. Five days is a little more rapid in response than usual. Would wonder how the diagnosis was established and whether correct. Good luck and stay well.F. ...Read more

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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


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Fever (Definition)

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