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Child having high grade fever, negative widal test, had medicines for diarrhea and vomiting, typhoid suspicion. Precautionary measures?

my 11 yr daughter is suffering of high grade fever since morning. previously on sat se had vomiting along diarrhoea. widal was done it was negative. she got antibiotic course for dirrhoea, but now doc is saying may b she is having typhoid ,he started tab.gudcef plus +aciloc+ antipyretic sos.her bld. culture report is awaited. what precautions n food should she take? what precautions should b taken for other kid n family members.i have heard about hair it?
Asked On : Sun, 6 May 2012
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Culture may not always be positive. Continue treatment as advised. Give her plenty of fluids and semisolid foods. Avoid very spicy and hard food for some time. Let her take rest at home. If she gets severe abdominal pain take her immediately to a doctor. Typhoid fever is caused by bacteria transmitted b contaminated water or food. Avoid eating outside as far as possible. Every child may not suffer from hair fall. So do not worry much about it. Take her for follow up as advised.
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