Typhoid is a bacterial infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi, which is manifested by high-grade fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. It is spread through contaminated water and food, and is prevalent in regions with less handwashing. If left untreated, it can result in perforations and peritonitis. Antibiotics like Ceftriaxone and Ciprofloxacin help in treating typhoid along with rehydration.
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Query: Hi doctor,Four months ago, I was diagnosed with typhoid and UTI. My Widal test showed S.typhi O 1: 40 and S.typhi H 1:320. My blood count keeps reducing even though I am eating well. I have back pain, incomplete bladder emptying, dark urine, sometimes vaginal pain and a little itch. I also have anal... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Before I suggest something, I need to ask the medication you are undergoing for typhoid.Next, I suggest you consume milk, fruit juices and barley as a recommended diet for typhoid recovery.You need to emphasis on raw or lightly cooked vegetables and fresh fruits. You nee... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am asking questions on behalf of my wife. She is breastfeeding and we have a baby aged 3 months. Every 2-4 months she keeps getting typhoid and UTI infection. Recently, she had fever, pain in hands and legs. For the third time she has been diagnosed with typhoid and widal test repor... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the detailed symptoms you have told about your wife. I have checked her reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As she is having tendency towards typhoid more, try to keep a check on her dietary lifestyle also along with other measures you ... Read Full »