Can unripe pawpaw cure typhoid fever? Can unripe pawpaw water cure typhoid?
To answer this question, let me quickly educate you about typhoid fever below.
Typhoid fever is caused by Salmonella typhi bacteria. It is still a serious health threat in the developing world, especially for children.
👍 Contaminated food and water or close contact with an infected person cause typhoid fever.
👍 Signs and symptoms usually include – High fever, Headache,Stomach pain, constipation or diarrhea
👍 Most people who have typhoid fever feel better a few days after they start antibiotic treatment, but a small number of them may die of complications.
👍 Diagnosis by blood culture or widal test.
👍 Widal test is no longer recommended for the confirmation of typhoid. Stool culture, and blood culture are now the recommended test for typhoid fever. A person who just recovered from typhoid may be positive for months.
👍 Complications of typhoid include intestinal ulcer, intestinal perforations, enteric encephalopathy etc.
👍 Vaccines against typhoid fever is an effective way to prevent disease. conjugated typhoid polysaccharide vaccine very effective n safe.
👍 The vaccine can be used from 6 months age to adulthood, specifically recommended for those who may be exposed to the disease or who are traveling to areas where typhoid fever is common.
Now to the question of the day…
Can unripe pawpaw cure typhoid fever?
I saw this post on facebook and I want to share it with you so as to dispel every myth concerning the herbal treatment of typhoid.
“Get unripe pawpaw, unripe pineapple, ginger, lime orange and Lipton tea. Cut into pieces, boil with fermented corn water for one hour. Take one glass cup 3 times daily for one week. The ailment will disappear.”
The poster was categorical and very sure of this cure of typhoid fever but the truth is, this his proposed herbal cure for typhoid is totally false and misleading. Unripe
pawpaw fruit, unripe pawpaw leaves, and unripe pawpaw water CANNOT cure typhoid fever. It is not true that our forefathers have been using unripe papaya to treat typhoid. They never did. Even if they did, it never worked.
Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection caused by salmonella…. Unripe papaya /pawpaw has no antibacterial properties and can therefore not cure typhoid. See there is no scientific proof that unripe pawpaw cures typhoid fever. It is just speculations and hearsay… Those that tried found out it doesn’t work.
Typhoid fever is a very serious disease and requires urgent medical intervention to avoid possible complications that can lead to death. If you have any symptoms suggestive of typhoid fever, please see a doctor. There are also typhoid vaccines, try and get a shot of it to serve as prevention.
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