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If you didn't get typhoid vaccine, and caught typhoid on your travels, what would your symptoms be?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not fun

When you get typhoid fever, you get fevers, chills, belly aches, and faint rose salmon colored spots on your belly and chest.
This is not a fun souvenir to bring home from your vacation. It *can* be prevented. Good luck and enjoy your trip!

In brief: Not fun

When you get typhoid fever, you get fevers, chills, belly aches, and faint rose salmon colored spots on your belly and chest.
This is not a fun souvenir to bring home from your vacation. It *can* be prevented. Good luck and enjoy your trip!
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine

In brief: 4 Stages

Classically each stage is about a week but typhoid can present with a mix of signs and symptoms.
1st fever which rises each day, fatigue, headache, cough, general abdominal pain, frequently a nose bleed 2nd high fever, rosy spotted rash, confusion, diarrhea alternate with constipation, pain in right upper abdomen 3rd and 4th week: possible bowel bleeding, gallbladder inflammation, dehydration.

In brief: 4 Stages

Classically each stage is about a week but typhoid can present with a mix of signs and symptoms.
1st fever which rises each day, fatigue, headache, cough, general abdominal pain, frequently a nose bleed 2nd high fever, rosy spotted rash, confusion, diarrhea alternate with constipation, pain in right upper abdomen 3rd and 4th week: possible bowel bleeding, gallbladder inflammation, dehydration.
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