default-icon
Typhoid symptoms
What are the general symptoms of typhoid? My friend is exhibiting head and muscle ache, vomiting sensation, weakness and loss of hunger. She was told by a local doctor that she might have typhoid. Please give some advice on that.
66 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Navya G
General Physician Bangalore
Hi there.. typhoid( enteric fever) is caused by salmonella bacteria.. it spreads through contact with infected water or food.. the duration of the illness is about 3-4 weeks. Symptoms include:Poor appetite, headache, Generalized weakness and pains, Fever ,Lethargy, diarrhoea, abdominal pain and discomfort.. typhoid can be diagnosed by blood culture.. symptoms of many diseases over lap so don't get stressed or worried... Treatment of typhoid is antibiotics, supportive care.
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.