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Thursday, 29 March 2018

Typhoid Fever - Causes and Symptoms

Typhoid is infectious bacterial fever, which  formed by Salmonella Typhi. It causes red spots on the chest and abdomen. It also lead to severe intestinal irritation. The symptoms of typhoid vary from mild to severe. Typhoid has two main signs, such as fever and rash formed on body. It can reach till 104 degree Fahrenheit.

Causes of Typhoid 
Typhoid is caused by a virulent bacteria called Salmonella Typhi. These bacteria’s live in human intestine and blood stream. By eating contaminated food and drink Salmonella bacteria entered in our body and attack on small intestine. After that entered in blood stream. Then bacteria reached in liver, spleen and bone marrow through white blood cells. Where it multiply and again entered in blood stream. How to keep your body fit with healthy food?

On that time, with fever some other symptoms seen in our body. Mostly symptoms seen 6- 30 days after bacterial contact. An infected person can pass the bacteria out of their body. It is occasionally transmitted through the contact of person who is infected. It can spread through faeces and less commonly urine. 
Typhoid Fever

Symptoms of Typhoid 
  1. Severe to Mild Fever
  2. Appetite Loss ( reduced desire to eat)
  3. Gastrointestinal problems and Stomachache 
  4. Exhaustion and Fatigue
  5. Headache and change in mental state, which leads to Hallucination.
  6. Hematochezia
  7. Diarrhea, constipation and Vomiting
  8. Feel Laziness and body pain
  9. More bodies to be heated
  10. Rashes on various parts of body
How to diagnose Typhoid Fever ?
There are some test are available which helps to diagnose typhoid and after report you can start your treatment.
  1. Typhoid test
  2. Blood culture test
  3. Stool test
  4. Widal test
  5. Sonography 
Typhoid Treatment 
If you know about typhoid fever early then you can easily cure it by antibiotic medicines. It can be fatal, when you delay the treatment of typhoid fever. In past time, 25% Typhoid patients died due to lack of medicines and test. But advancement in science, you can treat typhoid by antibiotics at home. If patients is suffering from diarrhea, vomiting then take a advice of doctor. Now only 1-2% patients die with typhoid, which do not take care on their diet, test and medicine.

Typhoid Vaccines 
Nowadays vaccines are available on medical store for cure of typhoid. There are two types of vaccines, first is injection which is for 2 years children and second is tablets, there are 4 tablets in this and you can take 1 tablet a day and leave following day.

Home Remedies for Typhoid Treatment 
Basil contains antioxidants and antibacterial properties, which can helps you in Typhoid.
  1. Take 15 basil leaves and 1 gram saffron. Grind both and mix well. Then dissolve in one cup water. Drink this water for instant relief in typhoid.
  1. Apple cider Vinegar is very cheap and effective medicine for typhoid. Because it contains acetic acid and nutrients such as B vitamins and vitamin C, which helps to reduce body temperature instantly. Take a cloth and dip in apple cider vinger after adding approximately double amount of water in it. Squeeze out cloth, then put on patient forehead and stomach. Like cloth warm then dip again and repeat process again.
  1. Crushed one small piece of ginger in 20 leaves of mint and boil them in a cup of water. Wait till water will lukewarm. Then filter and add organic honey in it and drink.
  1. Add one garlic clove after grinding in warm water. Cover them for 10 minutes. Then filter that water and drink in small sip. Garlic contains Allicin compound, which has potent medicinal properties. Which helps you sweat more and decrease temperature of our body. It also removes toxic substances from our body.
What you can eat in Typhoid Fever ?
  • Orange juice contains vitamin C, which helps to enhances natural immunity and increases body’s ability to fight diseases like Fever.
  • You can take soft diet, which recommended by doctors in Fever. Soft diet contains yogurt, boiled eggs, steamed vegetables and porridge. The soft foods are easily to digest and  provide energy to our body for recovering process.
  • Chicken Soup is very beneficial and provides nutrients, warmth and proteins for the person who suffering with fever. It helps to reduce congestion, fever, flu related symptoms and high body temperature.
  • Vegetable broth is beneficial for fever patients. Rice porridge, ginger combined with vegetable broth is the best diet. Ginger contains anti-inflammatory properties, which helps in eliminating the fever at the initial stage. Vegetable broth can be digest easily.
  • Coconut water, glucose water, lemon water and fruit juice like coriander also beneficial in Typhoid Fever.

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