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Diet to be taken during typhoid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   sir i just want to know about diet during typhoid
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   21
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my mom is suffering from typhoid
User :   and she is diabetic also
User :   wat hpnd
User :   .......................
User :   i want to know abt diet
Doctor :   The type of the diet in case of typhoid infections depends on the presence of compications and other co morbid condition.
Doctor :   If there are no complications, then apart from the diabetic restrictions, a bland, less spicy diet would be needed during the active infection.
User :   blood test confirmed typhoid
Doctor :   There are no other restrictions apart from restriction of the spices.
User :   but she is diabetic
User :   .....
Doctor :   Yes, she needs to follow the diabetic regimen which she is used too and avoid spicy diet.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   tell me elaborately wat i should give her for dinner
User :   as no one is there to take care of her
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Apart from the dietary restriction that are needed for diabetes such as low calorie, low fat diet, restricted fruit juices,
Doctor :   avoid anything which is spicy.
User :   sir can u suggess some medicine
Doctor :   There are no other specific restrictions in regards to typhoid alone.
User :   especially 4 fever
User :   body pain
Doctor :   You can use simple antipyretics such as paracetamol (available as crocin, panadol, dolo).
Doctor :   Avoid using analgesics which can increase gastritis.
Doctor :   Typhoid infection can add to the gastritis.
Doctor :   She may also need specific antibiotics depending on the blood culture reports.
Doctor :   The antibiotics would be needed for a minimum of 5 to 7 days to 14 days.
Doctor :   The appropriate antibiotic that is needed will be based on her blood reports.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   * antibiotics is for minimum of 5 to 7 days to maximum 14 days which will again be decided based on presence of symptoms.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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