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Which fruits can be given during cough, cold? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi, my daughter is normally suffers from cough and cold, which fruit should i give as my mom tells banana will increase cough and cold
Doctor:May I know your daughter's age?
User:1.8 years
Doctor:Is she eating normal food?
Doctor:Is she on any medications?
User:normal medicne of cough and cold
Doctor:Generally there are no food restriction in such conditions. However any diet that is cold and refrigerated can induce local vasoconstriction and worsen cough and cold.
Doctor:Therefore any thing that is warm would be beneficial.
Doctor:In the list of foods, root vegetables such as ginger, radish are helpful.
Doctor:You can give your daughter the same.
Doctor:Alternatively warm soup like chicken soup, vegetable soup can be given or even tea made from ginger can be given in plenty.
Doctor:In addition vitamin C has good healing properties.
Doctor:Orange and sweet lime are good vitamin C XXXXXXX food.
Doctor:This can be also given to her.
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User:sorry i will chat later please close
User:no thanks madam
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