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Have low grade fever in typhoid even after antibiotic. Suggest?

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low grade fever in evenings in typhoid even after antibiotic treatment . what to be done.
Posted Fri, 4 Oct 2013 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Guru 41 minutes later
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Should evaluate for alternate diagnosis

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Typhoid fever will be confirmed by blood culture. Usually it takes approximately 10 days to recover from it if appropriate antibiotic treatment is given. However, if the symptoms does not go way, your treating doctor would evaluate for alternate diagnosis which can similar symptoms. These include malaria, viral fevers etc.

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