Patient Comments: Typhoid Fever - Symptoms and Signs

What are your typhoid fever symptoms and signs?

Comment from: Tommy100, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: June 05

I started feeling like something was wrong when my body didn't seem to recover from exercise properly. About 1 month later I got bronchitis. Then 6 weeks after this a bout of typhoid fever, with hot and cold sweats and high temperature that lasted about 10 days (7 in hospital on an IV drip). Now 3 months later my body still aches and I am fatigued (physically and mentally) on a daily basis, though some days I feel better than others. Not knowing what to expect is one of the worst parts of the illness.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: edo, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: March 27

I was diagnosed with typhoid fever when I was only 12 years old and this condition has only affected me twice. I thought I was going to die thank goodness I am still here. The fever, the loss of strength and the stomach pain are its worst symptoms. Now every time that eat I think twice, its scary to know that every day can be the day that you will get the symptoms again.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: kris, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: November 21

It's been just over 3 days with this illness. I went to the hospital for 2 days and my fever dropped. I thought I would be better but now I can't eat and have so much nausea and weakness. I need to take my finals soon too!

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: dessy, 25-34 Male (Caregiver) Published: April 22

I had typhoid and was unconscious for three days. This has happened twice. I don't want this to happen again.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: Dondon, 45-54 Male Published: June 22

Is it possible to have typhoid without a fever?

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: rose, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: March 06

Four days back I had symptoms of fever and intolerable body pain that I had never experienced. I met the doctor and he asked me to take blood test. The next day the result came as Typhoid fever. On the same day he started the treatment with antibiotics. Second day morning I had severe shivering and high temperature about 104. Then it came to control now by following the medicines prescribed by my Doctor.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: Sumu, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: August 23

I got diagnosed with typhoid four months ago. By then I was feeling dizziness and chest pain. I was put on medication with antibiotics but never got well. Since then I have been treated 3 times for typhoid and brucella. I can't stand for long. I feel tired all the time and have chest pain.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: July 19

Some days ago, there was infection in my throat. Then I got fever up to 102C. I felt abdominal pain also. Now for the last many days about 7 days, I feel temperature and pain in my head and cold and pain in my legs and feet. I got tests from pathology lab for typhoid and malaria parasite but both are negative.

Was this comment helpful?Yes
Comment from: Edu, 19-24 Male (Patient) Published: July 18

I have this chronic headache, chills and diarrhea with typhoid fever.

Was this comment helpful?Yes

Patient Comments

Viewers share their comments

Typhoid Fever - Describe Your Experience Question: Please describe your experience with typhoid fever.

Patient Comments are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on MedicineNet. The opinions expressed in the comments section are of the author and the author alone. MedicineNet does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment.

Alert If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.


Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


STAY INFORMED

Get the Latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!