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Typhus: Introduction

Typhus: A general name for various arthropod-borne rickettsial infections. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Typhus is available below.

Symptoms of Typhus

Treatments for Typhus

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Typhus?

Typhus: Related Patient Stories

Typhus: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Typhus

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Typhus may include:

  • Baptisia homeopathic prevention and treatment
  • Rhus tox homeopathic prevention and treatment
  • Arsenicum homeopathic remedy
  • Phosphorus homeopathic remedy
  • Mercurius homeopathic remedy
  • more treatments »

Types of Typhus

Diagnostic Tests for Typhus

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Typhus: Complications

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Causes of Typhus

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Disease Topics Related To Typhus

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Misdiagnosis and Typhus

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Typhus: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Typhus: Animations

Statistics for Typhus

Typhus: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Typhus:

Group of acute, arthropod borne infections caused by rickettsiae; includes epidemic (classic or louse-borne) typhus, its recrudescent form, and murine (endemic or flea-borne) typhus; all are characterized by severe headache, chills, high fever, stupor, and rash. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Rickettsial disease transmitted by body lice and characterized by skin rash and high fever - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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