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Dietary precautions for Thyroid patients - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   Hi doctor,
My wife is suffering from typhoid. Kindly suggest the diet she should take.
               
                                                  
User :   hi
User :   heelo doc
User :   hi can i ask u few questions?
User :   yaa
User :   she is 26, 42 kg
User :   ohh good
User :  
these are the questions i was supposed to ask
User :   day b4 she was tested for typhoid positive
User :   ok
User :   from how many days is she having fever?
User :   she had that before , i think two years back
User :   well it was noticeable b4 a week only..
User :   b4 that it was just a mild temperature
User :  
ok
User :  
first i will give the list of food which she should not take
User :   ok
User :  
1) High fibre foods like whole grain cereals and their products
2) Whole wheat flour and cracked wheat
3) Whole pulses
User :   ok
User :  
4) Fried food items such as pakoras, halwas and laddoos.
5) Chemical irritants such as condiments, spices, pickles, relishes and chutneys
User :   may i know to whom I am talking if u dunno mind please
User :   then As the patient is actually ill and anorexic, a high energy, high protein, full fluid diet is recomended in the begining
User :   physician
User :   yes
User :   okay thanks
User :  
i am general physician
User :   what about the medicines
User :   what medicines is she taking now?

User :   azithromycin
User :   500mg twice daily
User :   cefiximine 200 twice
User :   becosule
User :   ok

User :   and T90 on SOS
User :   ok

User :  
from how many days is she taking these tablets
User :   today is the third day
User :  
ok
User :   doc has asked to give this till 7 days
User :  
it will take time to come down,
User :   but i dont know they are making he weak
User :   her*
User :   hmmm
User :   dont have any other option
User :   since last two days the fever is near or less than 99
User :   with medicine
User :   hmmm
User :   we have a kid
User :   1.5 years
User :  
ok
User :   is it okay to do breastfeediing
User :   good
User :   ??/
User :   ytes she can
User :   okay
User :   how to know when she is recovered
User :   i heard about relapses of thie
User :   typhoid itself is not a contra indication for breast feeding
User :   once her fever comes down with out medication
User :  
is she having motions,vomitings>?
User :   no vomitings..
User :   but motions two three times a day
User :   consistency of the stools?

User :   she is eating only khichdi and milk
User :   semi solid
User :  
ok
User :  
she should take as much fluids as possible
User :   and oraange juice
User :   good
User :  
she can take tender cocunut water
User :   ok
User :   what else she can take
User :   can the infection come to me and the kid.. if yes how to avoid it?
User :  
cleanliness
User :   should be followed
User :   ok
User :  
typhooid spreads through feco oral route
User :   ok
User :  
strict cleanliness shoould be maintained
User :   ok
User :   what else she can eat
User :   and is the medicine prescibed ok
User :   hope it is not overdose
User :   Well cooked, well meshed, sieved, bland, semi-solid foods like

Khichri
Rice with curd
Kheers and
Custard may be given.

User :   no they are good medicines and not over dose
User :   is it normal to have 99 fever with t98
User :   in typhoid
User :  
yes
User :   that is ok
User :   any other suggestions sir
User :  
yes once her fever comes down,
User :   ok
User :  
give her energy rich food
User :  
she should gaion weight
User :  
being a nursing mother her weight is too less
User :   ok
User :   yaa
User :   thats wy i was worried
User :   are u non vegetarian/vegetarian?

User :   veg
User :   can i give glucose and electral to her
User :  
yes u can give
User :   now
User :   yes
User :   anythng which can help in curing hr faster
User :  
even if she passed more stools give her more water
User :   ok
User :   good diet and regular intake of antibiotics
User :   how long shud she take antibitic
User :  
for 7 days
User :  
its a course
User :   okay
User :   good diet means more eating ..
User :   since options are ltd
User :   limited*
User :   ??
User :   just a sec please
User :   k
User :  
eating right food
User :   ok
User :  
avoid the foods which i have told u
User :   ok
User :  
and hygeine is more important
User :   ok i wil tk cr
User :  
as she is nursing women baby might get it
User :  
good
User :   ohhh..
User :  
not through milk but through unhygeine
User :   okay
User :  
is there anything i need to help u with?
User :   no thanks alot doctor
User :  
welcome
User :  
please fill the feed back form
User :   ok
User :  
bye ,take care.
User :   wen to do widal test again
User :   after 7 days
User :   ok
User :   thanks
User :   byee
User :   welcome
User :  
bye
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