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Healthy routine for recovery from typhoid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   iam.dr.xxxx
Doctor :   May i help you?
User :   Hi, I recovered from 2.5 months long typhoid , one week back
Doctor :   ok
User :   i got all my test and report sin place
User :   , now I want to start an excersice routine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have good appetite now ?
User :   nt exactly
User :   and i feel exhausted nd lazy as well
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was your last widal test?
User :   it was on 1 august
Doctor :   Approximately 3%-5% of patients become carriers of the bacteria after the acute illness.
User :   hmm
Doctor :   how is your blood tests now?
User :   i hv got it done so recently , on august 1 , that time it was perfectly fine
User :   nd I am nt seeing nay fever pattern as well
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when is your next follow up?
User :   it was my last test
User :   all i am concenernd about is shoul;d i start any excersice routine
User :   or should i wait for smtime
Doctor :   you may first regain your lost appetite
Doctor :   because with out good diet exercise will be tiring
Doctor :   you may start mild walking
User :   yep that is very true
Doctor :   take 10-15 glasses of water a day
User :   as on full typhoid time , I was working i didnt take leave
Doctor :   take lots of fresh fruits and vegetables
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but typhoid is not to be taken as simple
Doctor :   as it is the intestine that is affected
Doctor :   leading to poor absorption of nutrients and food
Doctor :   substances
User :   yes very true
User :   so what advice you will give me ?
Doctor :   you can use some elecrobion AAAAAAA
Doctor :   when you feel tired
Doctor :   as it contains good amount of salts
User :   ok
User :   and i should wait for atleast a month before enrolling in any tiring activity
User :   ?
Doctor :   no you may start after 1- 2 weeks
Doctor :   and also depending on your health
Doctor :   and diet
User :   hmm
User :   thanks much
Doctor :   you may add some multivitamins for some time
Doctor :   like cobadex czs for 1-2 week
Doctor :   1 tablet daily
Doctor :   to regain some lost minerals and nutrients
Doctor :   provided if you dont have any allergy to that
User :   ok
Doctor :   consume only easily digestible foods
Doctor :   more of liquids
User :   how can i verify that i have nt became the carrier of virus?
Doctor :   you may do a stool culture examination
User :   whats that ?
User :   some kind of blood test ?
Doctor :   it is fecal matter culture
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting....
Doctor :   Bye for now...
Doctor :   Take care
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