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How is typhoid fever treated?

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Typhoid fever is treated with antibiotics which kill the Salmonella bacteria. With that treatment, things get better in a day or two and recovery takes 7 to 10 days.

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control.

Typhoid Fever from MedicineNet.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 21, 2019

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control.

Typhoid Fever from MedicineNet.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 21, 2019

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