Common "Typhoid" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Typhoid is a bacterial infection caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhi, which is manifested by high-grade fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. It is spread through contaminated water and food, and is prevalent in regions with less handwashing. If left untreated, it can result in perforations and peritonitis. Antibiotics like Ceftriaxone and Ciprofloxacin help in treating typhoid along with rehydration.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Does typhoid fever affect hepatitis B profile?

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to ask regarding hepatitis B profile result. HBsAg ELISA: nonreactive. Anti HBs: no reactive. HBeAg: nonreactive. Anti-HBC: nonreactive. Anti HBC IgG: reactive. Anti-HBC IgM: nonreactive. Anti HAV IgG: reactive. Anti HAV IgM: nonreactive. How could you interpret...  Read Full »

Dr. Vedprakash Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As I have noted your hepatitis B profile where anti-HBC IgG and anti-HBA IgG is showing reactive, while others are nonreactive. IgG anti-HBc is an IgG antibody, a subclass of anti-HBc, which is a marker of the past or the current infection with HBV. If it is positive an...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.