What is typhus?
Not so long ago, some diseases, flowing intoepidemics, carried off a large number of lives. Among such diseases, it can be noted and typhus, the most famous victim of which was the composer Franz Schubert, who died at a fairly young age. So what is typhoid, what are its causes, what is its symptomatology, how it is diagnosed and treated for typhus now, we will talk further.
Typhus is a generic nameSome infectious diseases, manifested in high fever and severe poisoning of the body. Against this background, various disorders in the psyche often develop. At this time, isolated, typhus, recurrent and typhoid.
The causes of typhus
Given the subdivision of typhus into species, considera number of reasons leading to the disease. For example, typhus occurs when exposed to insect vectors, the most famous of which is the louse. It is also closely related to recurrent typhoid, which manifests itself after rubbing the hemolymph of the louse when combing the skin.
Typhoid fever is activated when there is insufficientprocessing of food, which can also contain organisms that cause the onset of the disease. The unifying factor in the causes of all types of typhus is the fact that the main pathogens are bacteria. Thus, the most common cause, as a result of which the disease develops, is the non-observance of hygiene prescriptions.
Symptoms of typhus
Affecting the body, bacteria secretepoisonous substances and trigger protective processes in the body. In symptom groups, this can be represented by signs of intoxication and fever. Poisoning of the body is expressed in nausea, vomiting, and sometimes in intestinal disorders. The fever and headaches indicate a febrile group of symptoms. Individual symptoms may also appear in the form of lethargy, skin reddening, lack of desire to work, loss of appetite, and others. With the course of the disease, the symptoms are burdened with disabilities in the patient's mental health.
Diagnosis and treatment of typhus
Since the disease process begins withthe appearance of bacteria in the body, then the diagnosis rests on their detection. This can be done by studying the patient's anamnesis, as well as by studying the patient's analyzes in detail: feces, urine and blood. Treatment of typhoid is mainly carried out with antibiotics. Great importance in the treatment of the patient also plays care and rehabilitation time. It requires close monitoring of the patient's condition, observance of clear rules of hygiene and regimen.