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Diet to follow for 9 month old suffering from viral fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:Hi Doctor
User:its regarding my 9months son
User:yes doctor
Doctor:Please proceed
User:he got viral fever and we consulted doctor yesterday and we forgot to ask few questions which I would like to ask now
User:my son got viral fever with running nose....
Doctor:I shall help you
User:can he eat fruits like pomogranate, banana, grapes etc.
Doctor:Avoid banana
User:is there any restriction i have to follow on his food habits bcoz of viral fever
Doctor:He can eat the rest
User:oh ok sure
Doctor:You need to give him bland diet for a week till he recovers
Doctor:Like porridge
Doctor:Corn flakes
Doctor:Rice and dal
Doctor:Nothing spicy should be given
Doctor:Give him lot of fruits and fruit juices to drink
Doctor:Except banana
Doctor:The more water he drinks, the earlier he shall recover
User:ok sure and can i prepare juices with fruits adding sugar ?
Doctor:Yes, that is right
Doctor:You can do it
User:can i give water with glucose powder instead of giving plain water?
Doctor:You can give that too
Doctor:I hope he has no fever now
Doctor:Is he?
User:today he has 98-99
User:yesterday when i went to consult doctor he has 100
User:as per doctor advise i am using fevego
Doctor:Please continue it
Doctor:Keep him warm
Doctor:Give him plenty of water and fruits
Doctor:I wish him a speedy recovery
User:ok and can we rub with cloth dipped in tap water
User:or do we have to use warm water?
Doctor:You can use tap water
Doctor:but not refrigerated water
User:ok can we bath with warm water /
Doctor:You can give him body bath with warm water
Doctor:Not head bath for 3 days
User:ok sure..just to confirm so we can give him watermelon like fruits also right
Doctor:Yes, you can give watermelon juice
User:thx a lot doctor
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is there anything else I may help you with?
User:no i got all the answers
Doctor:Take care
User:thx for your valuable replies
Doctor:Bye for now
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