Prognosis for typhoid malaria

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If diagnosed early and if the appropriate antimalarials are available and used, the prognosis of malaria is very good.

Worldwide, malaria is responsible for over 400,000 deaths per year. The majority of victims are young children from sub-Saharan Africa. Death is usually due to lack of available treatment or access to treatment.

P. falciparum tends to be the species causing the most complications and has a high mortality if untreated.

Cerebral malaria, a complication of P. falciparum malaria, has a 20% mortality rate even if treated.
Is malaria contagious?
I am not sure about  what is your diagnosis. Typhoid fever is caused by Salmonella Typhi. Malaria is caused by malaria parasite. Both of the disease can be treated by anti-biotics. If you are diagnosed in the early stage with no complication, it can be healed with oral drugs.
Typhoid and malaria are very different illnesses, caused by different disease organisms. Prognosis of both are well accepted.

Typhoid is caused by a Salmonella bacterium, whereas malaria is caused by single-celled animals, called protozoa, of the genus Plasmodium.

Typhoid is usually transmitted by eating food or drinking water which has been contaminated by sewage or handled by someone else with typhoid fever. It is usually treated with antibiotics; however, these antibiotics do not prevent re-infection with the disease. The best way to prevent re-infection is through washing food thoroughly in clean (boiled) water and by washing hands regularly, especially after going to the bathroom. There is also a vaccine available for Typhoid.

Malaria is caused by several species of the parasite plasmodium. Plasmodium falciparum causes the most severe form of the illness. Fever, chills, sweating are the common symptoms. Medication is the treatment option. Type of the drug and length of treatment may vary depending on the age, health condition, etc.

Antimalarial drugs:
  Chloroquine
  Quinine sulfate
  Hydroxychloroquine
  Mefloquine
  Atovaquone
  Proguanil
This is interesting.

Although caused by very different organisms – one a Gram negative bacilli, the other a protozoa, and transmitted via different mechanisms – ingestion of contaminated food and water and via the bite of an insect vector respectively, both typhoid and malaria share rather similar symptomatology and epidemiology.

In some Asian countries, one should not be too surprised when faced with a diagnosis of co-infection of typhoid and malaria.

To treat a co-infection of typhoid and malaria, doctors still give antibiotics for typhoid and anti-malaria drug to fight against malaria. Depending on the health condition, doctors need to take action to prevent complication when necessary.

The prognosis with the co-infection is still good, as long as you approach a professional at an early stage.
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