Paratyphoid fever

What is Paratyphoid fever?

An acute infectious disease with symptoms and lesions resembling those of typhoid fever, although milder in character; associated with the presence of the paratyphoid organism of which at least three varieties (types A, B, and C) have been described.

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Hi Doctor, I am having occasional and very mild fever (max 99 degree F) from last one week.The fever comes with mild chills,nausea and cold...

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You are suffering from paratyphoid fever.

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You are suffering from...

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hi doctor my 5 year old niece has been diagnosed with typhoid . Is is something very...

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Hi,

Thanks for posting you query.

Absolutely there is no reason to worry.

Typhoid most commonly occurs due to infection with salmonella typhi...

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I have a lab result that show the following result:
Microbiology
Test name 'O'. H. Ref values
Salmonella Typhi. Salmonella paratyphi A. Salmonella...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,

The test mentioned by you is Widal test.
Widal test is done to detect Salmonella infection or typhoid infection.
Typhoid...

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my son had been suffering from fever and sore throat with no coughing. He was administered Azithromycin 200mg once for three days. after 4 days he...

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I had typhoid & paratyphoid in last but last week. I completed entire antibiotic course given by my MD physicia. I was absolutely right till...

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its my daughte's widal test report seek your guidence Report S typhi 'o' 1:20 +ve 1:40 -ve 1:80 -ve 1:160 -ve 1:320 -ve S tyohi H 1:20 +ve 1:40 +ve...

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my widal report for typhoid is as follows Salmobnella Typh "O" :1:20 NEGATIVE Salmobnella Typh "H" : 1:20 NEGATIVE Salmobnella PARA TyphI "AH"...

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I'm 16+, female, 5 ft and 1 inch in height. I'm overweight for my age and my weight is currently 74.4 kilos. I have had recurring urine and blood...

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Widal test TO 1/10 TH 1/20 AH - 1/160 BH - 1/20 is there typhoid?

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hi, I have 1 year 11 months old daughter. she is having high fever since yesterday....no other symptoms like cold nd cough are there...urine test...

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