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Typhoid with bradycardia but normal blood pressure?

Typhoid with bradycardia but normal blood pressure?

Typhoid Fever: Thyphoid fever is a febrile illness assciated with fever and loose stools and if successfuly treated the outcome is good. If the BP is normal with a normal temperature with a bradycardia which is sinus bradicardia, there is no problem and needs to be moniterd with serial ekgc and rhythem for any evidence of heart block and bradycardia gets below 40 and the rhythem shows av dissociation then pace i. ...Read more

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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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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Is bradycardia dangerous?

Is bradycardia dangerous?

Possibly: Severe bradycardia can be dangerous, especially with heart rates approaching 30 or less. Symptoms can develop with heart rates below 50. Cause of bradycardia and rhythm should be determined. ...Read more

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Why does bradycardia happen?

Why does bradycardia happen?

Bradycardia: Bradycardia, in adults (not in children) is defined as heart rate slower than 60 beats per minutes. It can be perfectly normal in people who are athletic. For example, marathon runners can have resting heart rate in 40s or even lower. It is, generally, pathological, if it leads to symptoms of dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting. If it causes extreme symptoms, a pacemaker is needed. ...Read more

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What is symptomatic bradycardia?

Bradycardia: When the heart rate is slow enough to cause lightheadedness, weakness, fatigue, and perhaps shortness of breath, the bradycardia is symptomatic. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of bradycardia?

What is the meaning of bradycardia?

Bradycardia: Bradycardia is slow heart rate.....less than 60 beats a minute is bradycardia ...Read more

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What is the meaning of bradycardia?

Bradycardia: Bradycardia is slow heart rate.....less than 60 beats a minute is bradycardia ...Read more

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Can I die from bradycardia if I ignore it?

Can I die from bradycardia if I ignore it?

Anything is possible: But it's not likely. Bradycardia is defined as a heart rate <60. Heart rates of >50 are well tolerated by everyone. Heart rates of 40-50 during wakefulness sometimes cause fatigue. Sustained heart rates of <40 usually cause unacceptable fatigue and breathlessness. Pauses of > 3-5 seconds may cause dizziness. Pauses of > 5 seconds often cause blackouts. Pauses of > 2 minutes may cause death. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have bradycardia?

Could it be something bad if I have bradycardia?

Maybe: How low is the heart rate and do you have any symptoms at this level: fatigue, dizzy, confused...Some elite athletes can have very low heart rate but for the general population, depending on the factors above, it could also indicate a heart conduction problem (or medication side effects). See your primary care physician who knows you best to see if this is something to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Who was typhoid mary?

Who was typhoid mary?

Healthy Carrier: Mary Mallon was the first healthy carrier of typhoid identified in the US. She was an Irish immigrant, who worked as a cook. Hygiene was not high on the list in the early 1900's, so it was likely that Mary did not wash her hands between the bathroom and kitchen. She was traced to ~30+ illnesses with 3 deaths. The story of her discovery and capture is very interesting. Google it for more info. ...Read more

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Who was "typhoid mary"?

Who was "typhoid mary"?

Healthy Carrier: Mary Mallon was the first healthy carrier of typhoid identified in the US. She was an Irish immigrant, who worked as a cook. Hygiene was not high on the list in the early 1900's, so it was likely that Mary did not wash her hands between the bathroom and kitchen. She was traced to ~30+ illnesses with 3 deaths. The story of her discovery and capture is very interesting. Google it for more info. ...Read more

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I have typhoid. What to do?

Seek medical care: If you haven't already done so. I suspect you were looking for more info than this. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of typhoid?

What are the symptoms of typhoid?

Typhoid fever: Typhoid fever symptoms are poor appetite, headaches, generalized aches and pains, fever, and lethargy. ...Read more

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Why the athletics have bradycardia?

Why the athletics have bradycardia?

When conditioned: The heart may pump more efficiently and thus may not need to beat as often. ...Read more

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What are the complications of typhoid?

What are the complications of typhoid?

Fever & GI bleeding: Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers are caused by bacteria. If infected you may have high fevers (which can last a month), headache, diarrhea, intestinal bleeding, and dehydration. Some develop a chronic carrier state-- persitent infection without symptoms. Rarely a hole can develop in the intestines which can be life-threatening. Treatement of typhoid fever involves hospitialization and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is cholera like typhoid?

Is cholera like typhoid?

No: Cholera is caused by vibrio cholerae, and is mainly a secretory diarrhea, or to put it more simply, abundant aqueous diarrhea, which will lead to dehydration if left untreated. Very rarely if at all fever will be present. Typhoid on the other hand, caused by salmonella typhi, is a systemic febrile disease, which can cause sepsis. Classic typhoid fever will rarely present with diarrhea. ...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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Can quail egg cure typhoid?

Can quail egg cure typhoid?

No: Antibiotics cure typhoid, not quail egg. (i have to say that I'm curious about why someone from york, pa is asking about typhoid!). ...Read more

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Is bradycardia an arrhythmia?

Is bradycardia an arrhythmia?

Yes: Bradycardia is a term to describe a heart rate that is abnormally low. There are many situations where bradycardia, while technically an arrhythmia, is not a concern. Individuals who exercise frequently, particularly endurance athletes such as cyclists and distance runners, typically have low heart rates. ...Read more

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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

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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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Is typhoid contacted through sex?

Is typhoid contacted through sex?

Yes and no: In general typhoid is transmitted through ingestion of a contaminated water or food product, not sexually. Always remember never say always or never. ...Read more

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How can a doctor treat bradycardia?

How can a doctor treat bradycardia?

It depends: Bradycardia refers to a slow heart rate. Treatment may only be needed if the bradycardia causes symptoms such as lightheadedness. Slow heart rate may be a side effect of medications such as beta blockers which may be discontinued or reduced in dosage. Symptomatic bradycardia is one of the indications for placement of a pacemaker which can be programmed to prevent bradycardia. ...Read more

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Is green tea beneficial in typhoid?

Is green tea beneficial in typhoid?

Won't hurt: But it does nothing for it. Green tea does not have an antibiotic in it. Typhoid is caused by a bacteria. You need a medicine to kill it. Green tea isn't one. ...Read more

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Is bradycardia a kind of arrhythmia?

Is bradycardia a kind of arrhythmia?

Yes: Yes brady is slow rhythm tachy means fast rhythm any alterations is anomaly in rhythm arrhythmia. ...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