Typhoid fever

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What is typhoid fever?

Typhoid Fever is a potentially fatal illness characterized by sustained fever, weakness, abdominal pain, and sometimes a rash of flat red spots. Caused by food and water contaminated with Salmonella typhi bacteria through poor sanitation, Typhoid fever is rare in industrialized countries.

Common symptoms reported by people with typhoid fever

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with typhoid fever

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Compare treatments taken by people with typhoid fever

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Who has typhoid fever on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 0
40s 2
50s 2
60s 1
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 4

These charts show data from typhoid fever patients who have completed their condition history
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