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What are the symptoms of typhoid?

hey doc...i got da test done nd was told 2 hav typhoid...bt whni consulted anothr doc..he said its nt typohid fever...he askd me to get som othr test done..em confused wt to do...i dun hav feverr..or any other symptom of typhoid fever..em only havng cough..nd weakness nd im suffrng frm hair loss..my age is 25 nd my weight is 50 heights 5.1
Wed, 23 Jul 2014
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Hello
You are in dilemma that there is typhoid or not typhoid .
These are symptoms ,these include.
=Prolonged fever of low grade and morning rise of temperature.
=headache
=chills ( mild degree)
=anorexia ( loss of appetite )
=Abdominal pain.
Above mentioned are main symptoms , other are ( less common ).
Sweating, cough , malaise, arthralgias , nausea, epistaxis, and relative bradycardia.
For confirmation get in positive culture of blood , stool .
In Widal test if in any strain > 1:160 we consider it as positive , otherwise not positive.
Hope this will help you.
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What are the symptoms of typhoid?

Hello You are in dilemma that there is typhoid or not typhoid . These are symptoms ,these include. =Prolonged fever of low grade and morning rise of temperature. =headache =chills ( mild degree) =anorexia ( loss of appetite ) =Abdominal pain. Above mentioned are main symptoms , other are ( less common ). Sweating, cough , malaise, arthralgias , nausea, epistaxis, and relative bradycardia. For confirmation get in positive culture of blood , stool . In Widal test if in any strain 1:160 we consider it as positive , otherwise not positive. Hope this will help you.