The Cause Of Headaches And Nausea, Vomiting, Is Sinusitis Or Typhus?
Hello, Assalamualaikmu, I irwan 22 years old. For almost 2 weeks I have had a forehead headache, eyebrows, between the eyebrows and upper jaw, crown and back of the neck. I did not experience abdominal pain and nausea and vomiting. I have done a blood check and the results are positive for typhus. My question is, the symptoms I experienced are identical to sinusitis but why am I diagnosed with typhus? Thanks doctor
Thank you for the question.
Need to be clarified, what exactly is the result of your blood test?
Head pain that feels dominant on the front (crown), around the forehead, eyebrows, cheeks, and back of the neck can be caused by sinusitis, or can also arise due to other causes, such as infections (including typhus), cluster headaches, migraines, tension headaches, asthenopia, metabolic disorders, hypertension, nerve nerve, occipital neuralgia, glaucoma, brain tumors, psychological disorders, and so on. Distinguishing the conditions above is certainly not as easy as just an online consultation like this. First, the doctor needs to conduct in-depth interviews related to your health status, do a thorough examination of vital signs and head to toe conditions, or also conduct supporting tests, such as laboratories, x-rays, CT scans, and so on.
The doctor who examines you directly, with your competence and experience, naturally understands more precisely what conditions you are experiencing right now based on a series of examinations that have been carried out. Typhus, in addition to causing headaches as you feel, generally will also trigger a decrease in appetite, bowel obstruction, fever, weakness, cold sweat, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and many other complaints. While sinusitis, in addition to causing headaches, often will also cause you to experience nasal congestion, foul odors appear around the nose, olfactory disturbances, taste disturbances, nasal noise, bad mouth odor, fever, or mucus swallowed up into the throat. However, please note, that not all symptoms of typhus and sinusitis will appear characteristically in each sufferer. For this reason, various other examinations are needed to confirm it.
Our advice, first take treatment as the doctor recommends to you. With proper treatment, often your condition will improve in 1-2 weeks. If you don't see any significant improvement, it's a good idea to check back with your doctor or neurologist for further treatment.
I hope this helps.