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Signs of Typhoid fever

Symptoms of Typhoid fever

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Typhoid fever may include:

Note that Typhoid fever symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Typhoid fever signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Typhoid fever:

Typhoid Fever (General): DBMD (Excerpt)

Persons with typhoid fever usually have a sustained fever as high as 103 to 104 F (39 to 40 C). They may also feel weak, or have stomach pains, headache, or loss of appetite. In some cases, patients have a rash of flat, rose-colored spots. The only way to know for sure if an illness is typhoid fever is to have samples of stool or blood tested for the presence of S. Typhi. (Source: excerpt from Typhoid Fever (General): DBMD)

Typhoid Fever: DBMD (Excerpt)

Typhoid fever has an insidious onset characterized by fever, headache, constipation, malaise, chills, and myalgia with few clinical features that reliably distinguish it from a variety of other infectious diseases. Diarrhea is uncommon, and vomiting is not usually severe. Confusion, delirium, intestinal perforation, and death may occur in severe cases. (Source: excerpt from Typhoid Fever: DBMD)

More Symptoms of Typhoid fever:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Typhoid fever article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Typhoid fever?

The phrase "signs of Typhoid fever" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Typhoid fever that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Typhoid fever" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Typhoid fever.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Typhoid fever. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Typhoid fever has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Typhoid fever signs or Typhoid fever symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Typhoid fever may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Typhoid fever symptoms.


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