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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Typhoid Fever Symptoms How long does it usually last? Fever, that starts low and increases daily, often to as high as 103 or 104 F (39.4 or 40 C) Headache Weakness and fatigue Dry cough Loss of appetite Abdominal pain Diarrhea or constipation Rash 1st week 2nd week double click to change this header text! If not treated then Continuing high fever Either diarrhea or severe constipation Considerable weight loss Extremely distended abdomen 3rd week Become delirious Lie motionless and exhausted with your eyes half-closed in what's known as the typhoid state Life-threatening complications often develop at this time. 4th week Typhoid Fever usually lasts up to about 4 weeks, wow! Improvement may come slowly during the fourth week. Your fever is likely to decrease gradually until your temperature returns to normal in another week to 10 days. But signs and symptoms can return up to two weeks after your fever has subsided. What causes Typhoid Fever? Typhoid fever is an acute illness associated with fever caused by the Salmonella typhi bacteria. It can also be caused by Salmonella paratyphi, a related bacterium that usually causes a less severe illness. The bacteria are deposited in water or food by a human carrier and are then spread to other people in the area. How is Typhoid Fever prevented? Washing your handsAvoiding drinking untreated waterAvoid raw fruits and vegetablesChoose hot foods to eatClean household items oftenAvoid handling foodKeep personal items seperate
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