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Can I have citrus fruits while suffering from cough and cold? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Jan-2014
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Is it a good idea to have fruits like orange (citrus fruits)
User:I u having cough and cold?
Doctor:Yes, it is good to have fruits like orange. But too much of orange every day can have its consequences too.
Doctor:If can take then for some time especially following infection.
User:what food items to avoid during CC
Doctor:Scientifically there is no food product that has ill effects. Any food product that is edible can be taken if it is properly cleaned and or cooked.
Doctor:So you are free to take all products. Restrict using cold and refrigerated food
Doctor:since it can increase congestion
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you any other questions?
User:that means sourness doesn't aid cough, right?
Doctor:If you aren't allergic / sensitive to any food, as long as they are not refrigerated / stored ones you can take them.
Doctor:Prefer to take fresh food instead of packed ones during times of infection.
Doctor:have you followed?
Doctor:Any other questions?
User:got it Doc!
User:thanks a lot..
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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