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Do I still have typhoid fever as per the report or can I resume my normal activities ?

I am Aged 33. Had Typhoid fever for a week. Initial WIDAL test indicated S‎.‎Typhi ‎ ‎O‎ : ‎Positive ‎1 ‎in 160 ‎diln‎. ‎ S‎.‎Typhi ‎ ‎H‎ : ‎Positive ‎1 ‎in ‎160 ‎diln‎. ‎ S‎.‎Paratyphi ‎ ‎AH‎ : ‎Negative ‎1 ‎in ‎20 ‎diln‎. ‎ S‎.‎Paratyphi ‎ ‎BH‎ : ‎Negative ‎1 ‎in ‎20 ‎diln‎. After a week treatment , Took WIDAL Test again. PFB the test result. S‎.‎Typhi ‎ ‎O‎ : ‎Positive ‎1 ‎in ‎80 ‎diln‎. ‎ S‎.‎Typhi ‎ ‎H‎ : ‎Positive ‎1 ‎in ‎80 ‎diln‎. ‎ S‎.‎Paratyphi ‎ ‎AH‎ : ‎Negative ‎1 ‎in ‎20 ‎diln‎. ‎ S‎.‎Paratyphi ‎ ‎BH‎ : ‎Negative ‎1 ‎in ‎20 ‎diln‎. Please let me know if the Typhoid Fever is still there or not. Should I have to take complete rest again for a week or can I resume my normal activities and concentrate on my work?
Asked On : Tue, 7 Feb 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,Thanks for query,
Nothing to worry,
After cure serum titre for typhoid remains for some time.If you have full course of antibiotics and you do not have symptoms of typhoid then no rest is required.
Take light and soft diet for a week.
Avod fried,spicy and junk food for some time.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 7 Feb 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.It is always very doubtful and difficult to treat the typhoid patient on the basis of WIDAL test alone.Better diagnostic tests like blood culture or TYPHIDOT tests should be used to diagnose the typhoid tests.Get a blood culture done to rule out typhoid fever.Act accordingly once the blood culture report comes.Thanks and good luck.
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