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Occurence of typhoid after vaccination - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My son ( age 15) has got typhoid. Since 14 days he is taking antibiotic ( Cifron 500 mg). Now the temperature is going up to 99.5 degree F. ( He is not taking any paracetemol). Is it ok ?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read
User :   hi
User :   ok
User :   sir,
Doctor :   99.5 F is not fever
Doctor :   and paracetamol is not necessary
User :   yah..but from morning 10 to evening it is 99.5 then comes down
User :   u mean typhoid has gone?
Doctor :   it is not fever no problem
Doctor :   when the temperature is above 100 F it is fever
Doctor :   thyhoid is cleared or not blood test will say
User :   should he go for another blood check to confirm ?
User :   it was 1 : 160 earlier
Doctor :   when was it done ?
User :   2 weeks back
User :   salmonella typhi - o
Doctor :   ok
User :   and typhi-h
User :   both 1: 160
Doctor :   right now what symptoms he have ?
User :   blood culture test was also growth
User :   right now no symptoms ..only 99.5 temp
Doctor :   it is not fever
User :   abdomen and pelvis u/s scanning was also done is normal
Doctor :   the person has responded to antibiotic
Doctor :   finish the course of the antibiotic as advised by the doctor
User :   yah..but when normal temp comes back?
Doctor :   99.5 is not fever and it is normal temperature only
User :   sir, morning it starts from 98.3 then slowly increases up to 99.5 then comes down to it ok?
User :   sir,
Doctor :   98.2 to 99.7 oral temperature is normal range
User :   ok...sir ...any food precaution shud he take?
Doctor :   yes
User :   he was vaccinated earlier for it comes again?
Doctor :   he should not consume spicy food stuff for other 2 weeks
User :   ok..he takes barley water, tender coconut, citralka
Doctor :   also gradually increase the food from liquid diet to semi solid and than solid diet
User :   he was vaccinated earlier for it comes again?
Doctor :   it may be para typhi or salmonelosis
Doctor :   the titers of 1.160 is not confirmatory
User :   blood report...paratyphi a-h ..negetive
Doctor :   it is the culture and growth of the organism in the culture medium that is confirmatory
Doctor :   salmonellosis is the clinical diagnosis
Doctor :   and when was he vaccinated ?
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