Homeopathy Medicine for Typhoid Fever
When the patient first arrives, they have a severe frontal headache, simple malaise and lassitude, a mild bronchial cough, abdominal pain, anorexia, pain and discomfort in the right iliac fossa, irregular bowel movements, and constipation. If they return a week later, they have a high, persistent fever.Typhoid Fever
As a disorder that worsens over time, typhoid fever will present with different symptoms at different stages, necessitating a different approach to treatment.
Symptoms of Typhoid Fever
Typically, signs and symptoms will appear one to three weeks after exposure to the disease and will likely progress gradually.
Signs and symptoms include:
- A daily rising, initially mild fever that could reach a maximum temperature of 104.9 F (40.5 C)
- Weakness and fatigue
- Muscle aches
- Dry cough
- decrease in appetite and loss of weight
- Stomach pain
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Extremely swollen stomach
Without treatment, you may:
- Become delirious
- In the typhoid state, you should be lying still, exhausted, and with your eyes partially closed.
Oftentimes at this point, life-threatening complications appear.
After the fever has subsided, signs and symptoms in some people may come back for up to two weeks.
Causes of Typhoid Fever
Salmonella typhi, a potentially harmful bacteria that also causes salmonellosis, a serious intestinal infection, is related to but not the same as the bacteria that cause typhoid fever.
Fecal-oral transmission route
Typhoid bacteria are typically brought into developed nations by travelers, who can then transmit the disease to others via the fecal-oral route.
This means that if you eat food that has been handled by someone who has typhoid fever and who hasn’t carefully washed after using the bathroom, you could become infected with Salmonella typhi, which is passed in the feces and occasionally in the urine of infected people.
Typhoid fever is a well-established illness in developing nations, where most cases are brought on by consuming contaminated water.
Some people who recover from typhoid fever, known as chronic carriers, continue to carry the bacteria even after receiving antibiotic treatment; they no longer show any signs or symptoms of the disease themselves, but they are still able to spread the infection to others by excreting the bacteria in their feces.
Intestinal bleeding or holes
The most dangerous side effects of typhoid fever are intestinal bleeding or holes in the intestine, which typically appear in the third week of illness. In this condition, the small intestine or large bowel develops a hole, and contents from the intestine leak into the stomach, which can result in excruciating stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and bloodstream infection (sepsis).
Other, less common complications
Other possible complications include:
- Myocarditis is the medical term for heart muscle inflammation.
- Endocarditis, an infection of the heart’s lining and valves
- A mycotic aneurysm is an infection of a large blood vessel.
- The term “pancreatitis” refers to pancreatic inflammation.
- Kidney or bladder infections
- Meningitis is an infection and inflammation of the fluid and membranes surrounding your brain and spinal cord.
- psychiatric issues like paranoid psychosis, hallucinations, and delirium
Typhoid fever is almost always curable with prompt treatment in developed countries; without it, some people may not survive its complications.
Homoeopathic Medicine of Typhoid Fever
Gelsemium sempervirensIt has the typical chill, running down the back, but thirst is absent; the pulse is slow, full, and soft; and it is compressible. is indicated at the onset when the patient seems to have taken cold and the picture starts developing very suddenly.
Nux vomicaaches in the limbs and back with gastric symptoms; needs to cover up at all times; is chilly with thirst; and is hot without thirst.
Bryonia albaa chill that is accompanied by external coldness, a chill that is accompanied by a hot head and red face, a pulse that is full, hard, tense, and quick, easy, profuse sweating, and frequently gastro-hepatic complications.
Baptisia tinctoriaDuring apyrexia, there is a sick, sore feeling throughout the body, similar to that of arnica Montana, arsenicum album, and gelemium sempervirens. In the third week, gastric complaints start to appear. Other symptoms include generalized malaise as from a severe illness, a sore and bruised feeling, chill all day long, running up and down during the heat stage, and chilling all day long.
Phosphorusis present as the patient enters the third week of temperature similar to baptisia tinctoria, it also has gastric complications, rice water stools, and sago-like particles. There is a chill every evening without thirst, the patient develops a ravenous appetite, and the patient prefers ice cold foods.
Phosphoricum acidumcerebral symptoms start to show up during the third week, along with complete apathy regardless of the environment, excessive sweating that is both exhausting and thirsty during the sweat stage.
Muriaticum acidumhas great debility; the patient slides down in bed automatically; there is great prostration; there is moaning unconsciousness; cold extremities.
Pyrogeniumis appropriate for use in septicaemia conditions. These include severe bone pains in the limb, a chill in the back when the back touches a cold bed sheet, an abnormally rapid pulse, and a red, clean tongue that looks varnished.