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Suffered from Typhoid, completed the antibiotics course, but again typhoid persist. What could be the reason?

i suffered from typhoid in december. i took full treatment.i completed the antibiotic course of 14 days.after 50 days i was again suffering from typhoid.what would be the probable reason?i didnot take any water or food from outside after my i have no idea from where it again came. please give me the reasons.
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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cause of typhoid relapse - 1) ineffective treatment ( Patients should ensure that they complete taking all the doses of antibiotics prescribed for typhoid even if they begin to feel better within a few days of taking these drugs , 14 days are no important
2)typhoid carrier- some people who recover from typhoid illness may continue to carry the bacteria in their bloodstream and body organs. These people are called typhoid carriers, and they continue to shed Salmonella typhi in their feces and urine. Typhoid carriers are more likely to have typhoid fever relapse because the Salmonella typhi is already present in their bodies

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