Sometime between dengue fever with typhoid is difficult to distinguish. It allows someone could be wrong in detecting. As a result, the handling is also wrong that could pose a risk of death for the sufferer. However, in fact between the two can be sorted according to other symptoms that arise in addition to fever.
Dengue fever and typhus attack in different parts of the body. Dengue fever invades the bloodstream and causes symptoms around the bleeding. Examples occur nosebleeds, bleeding gums, and red spots appear on the skin which further clarifies the symptoms. Meanwhile, typhus sufferers experience attacks in the gastrointestinal tract. Thus, other symptoms that appear are vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, bloating up.
“Typhus it comes from germs and bacteria that usually attacks the gastrointestinal tract,” said Ferry, TP Purba, a specialist in Internal Medicine at Siloam MRCCC Semanggi Hospital, as quoted by Tempo. “In addition, typhoid fever occur at night,” he added.
In patients with dengue fever, they also experience a sense of fatigue, headaches, pain in the back of the eye. However, it is also possible for the common cold to appear the same symptoms. If fever occurred more than three days and showed no healing, it’s worth doing a check of blood.
“These symptoms could be a sign, but of course, we have to have objective evidence that is by blood checks,” said Ferry.