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What are the symptoms of typhoid?

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Posted on Wed, 25 Jan 2017
Question: what should do if salmonella typhi H positive ? and what are the symptoms
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Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu (5 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Treatment with antibiotics is required

Detailed Answer:
Hello Sir

Typhoid is known to cause, fever and pain abdomen.

Likewise, it is associated with nausea and sometimes vomiting.

Based on the results of Widal test, it's advisable to start appropriate antibiotics.

Consultation with an Internal Medicine physician will help.

Post your further questions if any.
Thank you.
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Follow up: Dr. Suresh Heijebu (3 hours later)
How many times its take to recover ?
We feel acidity also, it could be a symptoms ?
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Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu (40 hours later)
Brief Answer:
2 weeks to resolve

Detailed Answer:
Hello Sir

It takes 2 weeks to resolve.

Acidity can be a direct effect or a side effect of the drugs used in the treatment.It's self limiting.

Post your further questions if any.

Thank you
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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What are the symptoms of typhoid?

Brief Answer: Treatment with antibiotics is required Detailed Answer: Hello Sir Typhoid is known to cause, fever and pain abdomen. Likewise, it is associated with nausea and sometimes vomiting. Based on the results of Widal test, it's advisable to start appropriate antibiotics. Consultation with an Internal Medicine physician will help. Post your further questions if any. Thank you.