Typhoid fever

Everything you need to know about Typhoid fever.

Typhoid fever

Typhoid fever is a bacteria that is caused by Salmonella. Salmonella is something you could get from eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water.

How Typhoid fever is transmitted

Typhoid fever is transmitted by direct contact with a person who has Typhoid fever. Somebody could travel from one place to another and directly contact someone and then give them Typhoid fever.

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Symptoms of Typhoid fever

Some symptoms of Typhoid fever is a high temperature, headache, muscle aches, stomach pains, feeling sick, loss of appetite, constipation or diarrhea, and a rash made up of small pink spots.

How Typhoid fever is treated

Typhoid fever can be treated using antibiotics and supportive care. It can be cured normally within 7-10 days.

How to prevent yourself from getting Typhoid fever

To prevent yourself from getting Typhoid fever you can drink safe and clean water, eat fresh and fully cooked foods, and not consume anything contaminated.

Interesting facts about Typhoid fever

An interesting symptom for Typhoid fever is lethargy. Typhoid fever is commonly in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Diagnosis of Typhoid fever is made when the Salmonella bacteria is detected with a stool culture.
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