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Taking Clavicef for typhoid. No change in report. Why? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Oct-2013
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User:Hello doctor
Doctor:good morning
User:good morning
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:this is with regard to my case with Typhoid
User:I had initially obtianed a report on 2nd Sept that I had Typhoid
User:I have taken Clavicef for 5 days (10 tablets)
Doctor:good that you have taken the treatment
User:and azythromicin 10 tablets before clavicef
User:however the reports right now are same as the ones I had obtained on 3rd sept
Doctor:I remember chatting with you
Doctor:what does it read now?
User:current ratings are - Salmi Typhi O - 1/80, H - 1/40, Para Typhi AH - 1/20,
User:BH - 1/20
User:this is as of yesterday and is same as the one on 3rd Sept
User:Just wanted to check with you if this is normal?
Doctor:Yes, this is normal
Doctor:You need not take further treatment
Doctor:The titers will gradually reduce
User:should I stop the antibiotics?
Doctor:You can repeat the test after 6 months
Doctor:you can stop all the medicines now including the antibiotics
Doctor:do you have more queries?
User:Also sometimes my stool is black in color. It was the same at the starting point of Typhoid
User:Is this also normal. Just wanted to take your opinion
Doctor:This is normal too since you were on medications
Doctor:Eat a big plantain every day
Doctor:This will subside soon too
User:sure.. can I start eating other vegetables as well
Doctor:Nothing to worry
User:current I am on my restricted diet
Doctor:eat more vegetables now
User:sure Doctor
Doctor:You can eat vegetables
User:thank you doctor
Doctor:You will be fine soon
Doctor:thank you too
User:these were all the questions I had
Doctor:Do come back on chat if you have any concerns
Doctor:it would be my pleasure to help you anytime
Doctor:wish you good health
Doctor:shall we end the chat now?
User:thank you
User:sure we can end it
Doctor:good day ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
User:you too
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