Patient Comments: Typhoid Fever - Symptoms and Signs

What are your typhoid fever symptoms and signs?

Comment from: Shivamadu, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: August 27

I am suffering from typhoid. I have nausea, leg pain. I am taking cefixime and ofloxacin tablets, nimesulide and paracetamol tablets for the past 7 days, but still nausea and leg pain are there.

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Comment from: lyn, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: July 31

It's almost 1 month already that I had fallen ill with typhoid. Every week 2 to 3 days I had fever. After 3 days my fever is gone and in another week my fever was back. I had cough and body pain especially in my joints, head ache. Sometimes I feel like vomiting and I feel I can't swallow my food.

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Comment from: Tommy100, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: June 05

I started feeling like something was wrong when my body didn't seem to recover from exercise properly. About 1 month later I got bronchitis. Then 6 weeks after this a bout of typhoid fever, with hot and cold sweats and high temperature that lasted about 10 days (7 in hospital on an IV drip). Now 3 months later my body still aches and I am fatigued (physically and mentally) on a daily basis, though some days I feel better than others. Not knowing what to expect is one of the worst parts of the illness.

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Comment from: edo, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: March 27

I was diagnosed with typhoid fever when I was only 12 years old and this condition has only affected me twice. I thought I was going to die thank goodness I am still here. The fever, the loss of strength and the stomach pain are its worst symptoms. Now every time that eat I think twice, its scary to know that every day can be the day that you will get the symptoms again.

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Comment from: kris, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: November 21

It's been just over 3 days with this illness. I went to the hospital for 2 days and my fever dropped. I thought I would be better but now I can't eat and have so much nausea and weakness. I need to take my finals soon too!

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Comment from: dessy, 25-34 Male (Caregiver) Published: April 22

I had typhoid and was unconscious for three days. This has happened twice. I don't want this to happen again.

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Comment from: Dondon, 45-54 Male Published: June 22

Is it possible to have typhoid without a fever?

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Comment from: Sumu, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: August 23

I got diagnosed with typhoid four months ago. By then I was feeling dizziness and chest pain. I was put on medication with antibiotics but never got well. Since then I have been treated 3 times for typhoid and brucella. I can't stand for long. I feel tired all the time and have chest pain.

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Comment from: 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: July 19

Some days ago, there was infection in my throat. Then I got fever up to 102C. I felt abdominal pain also. Now for the last many days about 7 days, I feel temperature and pain in my head and cold and pain in my legs and feet. I got tests from pathology lab for typhoid and malaria parasite but both are negative.

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