Had typhoid fever, taken antibiotics. Feeling tired and stomach paining. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats
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How you doing now?
have taken antibiotics and now fever is gone
but i feel very tired and my stomach is paining
May I know which part of the stomach aches?
food is undigested and experiencing loose motion
lower abdominal part
Is it on the right or left?
its kind of burning sensation
in the middle region
Is it above the belly button or below the belly button?
even upper part is burning
uts there in both the regions
Do you also have abdominal cramps?
Since when is this pain been?
from 2-3 days
form yesterday facing loose motion problem as well
Are you currently on any medications?
Let me brief you.
There are 2 possibilities that may explain the symptoms you have.
now the pain is more i am not comfortable
1. The symptoms could be related to post infection.
Body needs time to recovery and besides that the medications you had - antibiotics and analgesics can interfere with stomach and intestine inducing the symptoms.
They generally subside with time with good nutritional food, less spicy diet as well as with rest.
ok wat is the 2nd possibility
Omeprazole / pantaprazole are prescription medications and you might need a prescription from your doctor.
The second possibility is probably you have a repeat infection associated with intestines.
how to confirm this ?
Occasionally when typhoid is not cured completely, the residual infections may cause such symptoms.
is it XXXXXXX ?
The possibility of repeat infection is less likely in the absence of fever.
So my suggestion is
but i took complete course as doctor suggested
1. Wait and watch for a few days.
3. Omeprazole / pantaprazole can be taken for added benefits.
can this repeat infection be XXXXXXX ?
should i start it immediately or wait for few days ?
5. Multivitamins like Zivit once a day for a week.
6. Rest well.
you should be feeling better with these measures.
The possibility of repeat infection is remote in the absence of fever.
However if you develop fever again, it is essential we rule out this by tests again.
cause i do not feel any fver now
So do not worry about infection as far now.
Follow my advice along with consuming less spicy food for few days, you should be recovering well.
Have you followed?
Do you have any queries?
yes am eating less spicy food
how should the diet be ?
and for how many days should i follow as its been one and half month already
Your diet should not contain anything spicy.
Plenty of vegetables and fruits is important.
you meant to say no spice at all or less spice is fine
Drink lots of water - atleast 2 litres of water every day.
As you have burning abdominal pain, it is better you avoid anything spicy for the next a week or two.
ok am following all this still feeling the pain
You may add some spices later as you feel better.
usually how long this affects generally
after typhoid its been one and half month i dont feel normal yet
They should take care of this abdominal pain.
Post infection weakness and abdominal complaints can last for weeks to month.
I am not surprised to know that you haven't recovered well.
The most common reason for delayed recovery is lack of proper rest.
Usually we suggest patients with serious infections such as typhoid to rest for atleast a week or two
before resuming work.
So rest adequately and follow a healthy diet.
The medications I suggested are for support.
i had taken 3 weeks off from work
do i need rest now as well ?
They will help you in getting back to normal activities.
So do not worry.
yes my only worry was if i develop complications from typhods
was thinking of tests again to rule out any risk
Typhoid do cause some complications.
In some instances we do experience recurrence of infection despite complete treatment.
But such occurrence are not common.
If all your current symptoms have developed recently,
I mean if you recovered from the infection and then now developed these symptoms, then we need to check for other infections.
Have you followed?
Are you there?
Do you have any doubts/queries?
no i have not done any tests after the typhod treatment
should i take up any test ?
Hope it is clear to you now.
Do you have any other query?
I have to close the window as you are not responding.
Thanks for consulting me.
Bye for now.
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