This fever mostly affects the intestines because of which the patient suffers from intestines diseases. So, it is called enteric fever. Its other name is vaata-mucus disorder. Generally, the period of this fever is from September to October. The germ, Abtis Bascillus or Bascillus Typhosus of this disease enters into the body with the foodstuffs or milk. Germs of this disease appear in the urine or excreta of the patient. The patient suffers from intermittent fever continuously and the patient suffers from convulsion in the stomach, spleen enlargement, sores in the intestines and origin of gas in the stomach. Symptoms of Bascillus Typhosus appear in patient’s excreta, urine, blood and sweat.
This fever affects very much on the intestines so it is called enteric fever. Mostly, this disease appears in cities than the villages and in small cities than the big cities. Besides it, this disease occurs in the countries which are neither much hot nor much cold. Water becomes infectious in the cities and villages where this disease pervades in the form of infection. Germs of this disease appear in drinking water or water of drains if it is tested.
Mostly young and strong persons suffer from this disease. Children suffer this disease hardly. There is no fear of this fever in the whole life if a person becomes the victim of this disease once but it can occur again soon just after getting relief once.
Enteric or typhoid fever occurs because of decayed and rotten food or poisonous steam of dissolved dead body. Mostly this disease appears in winter season and this is the reason that it is called autumn fever too.
This disease spreads one place to another if drains and drinking water are not cleaned. Flies can be the reason of this disease.
A person can be the victim of this disease if he nurses to the typhoid patient. Its germ enters into the body through food, polluted water or dust particles. In this way, its germs transfer from patient to healthy person.
Patient of this disease looks normal but if a person comes in his contact, he can be the victim of this disease. One healthy person becomes the victim of this disease if he meets with the patient of typhoid.
Size and structure of germ:
Eberth’s Bascilus typhosus is a microscopic germ like thread which can be seen with the help of microscope. There are two round corks on the both sides of the germ. Therefore, some say it drum bacillus. Germs of this disease survive for a long time if sun light does not falls on them. They disappear within 4 to 10 days if sunlight falls on them. If a person becomes the victim of this disease, germs of this disease can be seen in patient’s urine and excreta, blood and sweat after second week of its origin. They can be seen only with the help of microscope. Germs can survive for a long time in ice.
Types of typhoid:
Impact on the intestines only.
A little impact on the intestines but great impact on the spleen, liver, vesica and brain membrane.
No impact of this disease on the intestines.
Miscellaneous attack of this disease as streptococcus, staphylococcus and colon basily after typhoid.
Regional attack of this disease as tumor or inflammation in the urethra because of typhoid bacillus, attack of paratyphoid.
Onset of typhoid after curing another disease.
There is swelling at the last portion of the intestines or several glands of inner side of the intestines when germs of this disease enter in the body of the patient. Afterwards, pus occurs there after decaying that portion and that decayed portion separates. Thus, a sore occurs there and blood flows from there. This sore heals up to some extant as the disease disappears. Sometimes, sore becomes and mostly it happens in the 12 inches long intestines of ilium. Mostly patient of this disease suffer from enlarged spleen; bones start to decay; there is internal change in the liver; sometimes the patient suffers from tumor; there is excessiveness of blood in the breathing system because of which an inflammation occurs there; inflammation in the membrane of heart and burning sensation in the membrane of brain.
Symptoms of typhoid:
When germs of this disease enter into the body but symptoms of this disease don’t appear, it is called incubation period of this disease. There is laziness in the body; patient does not desire to do work and he suffers from physical or mental disturbances when the stage of this disease stops. Besides these, the patient suffers from such symptoms as headache, shivering, anorexia, watery loose motions or sometimes bleeding from the intestines, enlargement of spleen, obstinate constipation; patient feels ammonium smell while breathing; loose motions look like water of rice or kidney bean pulse; vertigo, flatulence, pain in the stomach; pain and a sound takes places as the stomach is pressed; nose bleeding, restlessness; a strange sound takes place if one presses below side of the liver by finger, delirium, sleeping with half opened eyes and awakening all of a sudden.
Mostly, this disease stays till three weeks but sometimes, it lasts till 6 weeks. When the patient suffers from this disease, he likes nothing and suffers from headache, pain at the back of forehead, insomnia, sensation of cold, weakness and gloominess.
1. Bryonia: The patient should take Bryonia 3x or 6 if he suffers from such symptoms as headache and enteric symptoms after the confirmation of typhoid. This medicine should be taken at the regular intervals of two hours.
2. Rhus-tox: The patient should take Rhus Tox 6 if he suffers from restlessness and redness at the frontal portion of the tongue.
3. Baptisia: If the patient suffers from gloominess, foul smell from the stool and blood disorder due to collapsing fever, he should take Baptisya 1x and mother tincture of this medicine.
4. Arsenic: If the patient suffers from excessive laziness, he should take Arsenic 3x or 30 for getting relief.
5. Muriaticum-Acid: If the patient suffers from profound nervous prostration, dry tongue and coating on the teeth, he should take Muriaticum-Acid 3 for getting relief.
6. Acid-Phos: If the patient suffers from mental symptoms before physical symptoms, he should take 2 x or 3 potencies of Acid Phos for the treatment of this disease.
5. Terebinthina: If the patient suffers from flatulence, he should take Terebinthina 3x or 6 for getting relief. The patient should tie a cloth or bandage by immersing in its mother tincture or turpentine oil. The patient gets relief by doing so.
6. Opium: If the patient suffers from bleeding from the stomach, he should take Opium 6 and ice should be kept on the stomach. The patient gets a lot of relief by doing this. Medicines Ipika-3x or mother tincture of Hemamalis can be taken in such types of symptoms.
7. Stickanin: If the patient suffers from heart problems, he should take Stickanin 4 at the regular intervals of 4 hours. Precautions should be followed while taking this medicine. If the patient’s stage is serious, this medicine should not take without consulting to a doctor because there is doubt of paralysis in the intestines due to its excessive use and the patient can become the victim of collapsing fever.
Typhoydinum- 30 or 2oo or mother tincture.
Stage of typhoid:
If the patient suffers from typhoid fever, the medicines Baptisia, Arsenic, Rhus-Tox, Bryonia or Gelsimium can be taken.
Stage of typhoid in the stage of typhoid:
If the patient suffers from bleeding, the use of Nitric-Acid, Arnica, Milifrolium-3x, Hemamalis or Ipecac provides a lot of relief.
Shivering in the stage of typhoid:
If the patient suffers from shivering in all body organs, the use of Zincum, Apis or Gelsimium provides a lot of relief.
Nose bleeding stage during typhoid fever:
The medicines Crocus, Hemamelis, Ipecac, Milifolium or Aconite should be taken if the patient suffers from nose bleeding. These medicines provide a lot of relief.
Symptoms of stool in typhoid:
In this stage, the patient should take Cantharis, Hydrates or Pulstillia.
If the patient suffers from diarrhoea, the use of Arsenic, Phos-Acid, Merc, Cuprum or Rhus-Tox provides a lot of relief.
Headache in the stage of typhoid:
The patient should take Hyoscyamus or Belladonna if he suffers from headache due to typhoid.
Delirium in the stage of typhoid:
In this stage, the patient should take Bryonia, Rhus-Tox, Opium, Acid-Phos, Ginesi, Agari, Belladonna, Stramonium or Hyoscyamus for getting relief.
Deafness and loss of memory in typhoid:
A patient who suffers from such symptoms, the use of Phos provides a lot of relief.
Pneumonia or inflammation in the lungs:
The patient should take Rhus-Tox, Andim-Tart, Arnica, Phosphorus, Hyoscyamus or Lycopodium if he suffers from such types of symptoms as mentioned above.
Ligament problems in typhoid:
In this stage, the patient should take Hyoscyamus, Belladonna, Ignatia or Egari for getting relief.
Symptoms of inflammation in the intestines in typhoid:
In this stage, the use of Bryonia, Cheli, Lepte, Hydre or Merc provides a lot of relief.
Excessiveness of bile in typhoid:
Medicines as Arsenicum, Phos-Acid, Opium, Lyco, Carbo-Veg, and Terebinthina should be taken if the patient suffers from excessive bile.
Worms in the stomach:
In this stage, the medicines as Teucrium, Spige or Cinna can be taken.
Unconsciousness in typhoid:
If the symptoms of unconsciousness appear, the use of Hyoscyamus, Zincum, Stremo, Apis, Rhus-Tox, Helibo Acid, Phos, Opium, Belladonna or Nux-Mus provides a lot of relief.
Last stage of typhoid:
In this stage, mostly patients become the victim of death. Therefore, the medicines as Acid-Muriaticum, Carbo-Veg, Arsenic, Sicali, Camphor or Veretrum should be given to the patient without delay if this stage takes birth.
Disturbed liver along with typhoid:
If there is any kind of disturbance in a patient’s liver, the use of powder of Merc-O-Flav, Lepte, Melilo, Podo, Cardd, or Chelido proves very beneficial. The patient can get a lot of relief by these medicines.
Treatment of typhoid patient in the period of non febrile period:
se Hyoscyamus, Belladonna, Zincum, Apis, Rhus or Opium if there is pain in patient’s forehead. Potencies of all the medicines should be 3 to 200.
Third to 200 potencies should be taken of the medicines as Phos-Iod or Bryonia if there is any disease in the chest.
If the patient suffers from old constipation, he should take 3 to 200 potencies of the medicines as Carbo-Veg, Ignatia, Merc or Nux-Vomica.
In the stage of deafness, the patient should take 3 to 200 potencies of such medicines as China, Chininum-Sulph, or Acid Phos.
If the patient feels appetite like devils, he should take 3 to 200 potencies of Cinna, China or Sulphur.
In the worse stage of typhoid when patient feels excessive weakness, he should take China-6, Nux Vomica-6, Ammonium-Carb or Acid Phos-6.