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Diet post an attack of jaundice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doctor
User :   I am Having jaundice since last one month
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have been on Ayurvedic treatment and the bilirubin count has come down to 2.5
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i dont have much knowledge about ayurvedic medicine
User :   thats the details
User :   well Could please suggest me something about food and diet control
User :   and how long am I suppose to maintain this diet
Doctor :   sure
User :   please suggets
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   sure
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   Alcohol speeds the progression of jaundice
Doctor :   so avoid alcohol
Doctor :   Avoid medications that may cause liver damage
Doctor :   Be sure you exercise regularly, get plenty of rest and eat a healthy diet that emphasizes fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Doctor :   any doubts
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
User :   I got the point
Doctor :   try not to any medicine without doctors advise
User :   well how long does the virus takes to leave the body
Doctor :   it depends on which infection u have
User :   ya I wont have any medicine
Doctor :   what was diagnosis made
Doctor :   which viral infection
User :   Its Hep A
Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   its hepatitis A
User :   ya
Doctor :   it depends on ur general condition
Doctor :   and how effect the treatmetn is
Doctor :   A virus is shed in the stools of an infected person during the incubation period of 15 to 45 days before symptoms occur and during the first week of illness.
Doctor :   upto 45 days
User :   . treatment is effective... last week the bilirubin was 6.7 and this week its 2.5
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   continue with it
User :   oh so how long should I maintain the diet
Doctor :   make sure u have regular follow ups
Doctor :   till the time ur cured
User :   ya
Doctor :   ur physician will advise u
Doctor :   how long to continue
User :   when can I possibly add loe fat and spice to my diet
User :   ok
Doctor :   u need wait for some more days
Doctor :   one cannot predict the outcome
User :   ok i will wait
Doctor :   when u will recover or how fast u will recover
Doctor :   anything els eu want to know about
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   OK thank you. So wat should I do if i need to contact you
Doctor :   u can write to me
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   sure thanks
User :   bye
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