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Viral fever, nausea, headache, no appetite, pain in the throat. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   oK
User :   I need diet suggestion for patients suffering from viral
User :   My mother got fever 102 F yesterday
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and Granny is down with fever since saturday
Doctor :   OK
User :   they dont feel like eating
Doctor :   OK
User :   and suffer from nausea
User :   mom suffers from headache
User :   and pain in throat
Doctor :   Yes, sure.
User :   can u suggest me sth that can be soothing for them
User :   and helpful
Doctor :   In viral fever, they would be decrease appetite and loss of taste sensation.
Doctor :   The best diet in viral fever would be anything they like which is easily digestible and provide enough energy.
User :   ok
Doctor :   They can have ragi or wheat bath or can also try oats meal.
User :   oats cooked in milk?
Doctor :   Yes, oats cooked in milk.
Doctor :   Can also give them bread with milk or tea.
Doctor :   The condition would be there for minimum of 4 days after this there would be improvement in taste sensation and would have diet normally.
Doctor :   Ask them to drink only boiled water and ask them to take complete bed rest.
Doctor :   On following complete bed rest they would recover very soon.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   yes
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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