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What are 4 causes of typhoid?

Typhoid fever is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella typhi. While rare in the UK, it’s still a major concern in several countries around the world and affects up to 20 million people per year. Most cases occur in India, Africa, Southeast Asia and South America. If you’re going to

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Typhoid Vaccination in Streatham

How to Practice Safe Eating and Drinking Habits When Travelling?

In the past, many outbreaks of disease in the western world were the result of poor sanitation and inadequate water supplies. Thanks to our modern infrastructure, these types of outbreaks are now extremely rare. This isn’t always the case in other regions of the world. Many countries across the globe

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Who can benefit from typhoid vaccination?

Unless you’re looking to travel to certain regions of the world, you’ve probably never given much thought to typhoid fever. While it was once a serious condition in the western world, most cases in the 21st century occur in developing regions of the world. Typhoid fever is caused by bacteria

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How to prevent typhoid fever when travelling?

Typhoid Fever is a highly infectious bacterial infection that can be found in developing countries and in regions with poor sanitation and water facilities. It’s not as common in the western world as it once was, but several cases are reported each year of travellers becoming ill while they’ve travelling

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Typhoid Fever

Can typhoid fever spread through the air?

Typhoid fever is a very serious illness. It can be spread from person to person, but probably not in the way you’re thinking. You can’t catch it from people coughing or sneezing or by breathing in any droplets in the air. People who are infected with typhoid pass the bacteria

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5 Warning Signs of Typhoid

A bacterial infection like typhoid can be fatal when left untreated. It can affect many body organs and lead to severe complications. Typhoid is also highly contagious. Once infected, a person’s poo and pee is the usual route for spreading the bacteria. Improper handling of food and poor hygiene are

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Thyroid Issues And Cholesterol: Is There A Connection?

Cholesterol is a dangerous fatty substance that can circulate in the blood and restrict or block blood vessels. Most people are aware of this but perhaps, what is less well known, is that there is a link between the function of the thyroid gland and cholesterol. If you are searching

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Types of Cough - Touchwood Pharmacy

9 Types of Cough – Symptoms, Causes and When to Seek Help

Did you know there are at least 9 different types of coughs? Cough types depend on the cause so to get the correct treatment, it’s important to be able to recognise specific cough symptoms. Dry Cough Dry coughs are non-productive coughs that don’t produce any phlegm or mucus. They are

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Symptoms of Typhoid - Touchwood Pharmacy

What are the Main Symptoms of Typhoid and How Do You Cure it?

While it is not as prevalent in the western world as it once was, it is still present in many developing countries. Found in areas with poor sanitation and limited access to clean water, typhoid fever is a highly contagious bacterial infection. It is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella

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Can Typhoid Be Permanently Prevented?

  There are two vaccinations available in the UK which can provide some protection against typhoid but they are not a complete barrier against the disease. Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection which can spread rapidly throughout the body and without prompt treatment, can be fatal.  Vaccination is recommended for

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