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Suggest a diet plan for a typhoid patient

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Posted on Tue, 15 Mar 2016
Question: Hello doctor,

I'm suffering from fever and headache so I had complete body tested.my wbc count is high it is around 14,800/cumm and I got salmonella typhi o as 1:80 dilution and salmonella typhi h as 1:80 dilution and salmonella para typhi ah and bh as 1:20.physician told me that I'm suffering from typhoid.if I'm suffering from typhoid what kind of food I have to take and shall I take the test again.
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Answered by Dr. Prasanna Heijebu (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Protein rich food is advisable

Detailed Answer:
Hello, Sir.

U can certainly understand your concerns.

You need not test again.

Suitable antibiotics will offer cure.

You should completely avoid fried, fatty and junk food stuff.

Consume protein rich foods like egg, fish and soy protein.

Eat oatmeal twice a day.

Fruits like Apple and Pomegranate a day will be useful.

Drink 3 to 4 liters of water a day.

Greenleafy vegetables will be very handy.

Post your further queries if any.
Thank you
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Prasanna Heijebu (10 hours later)
Typhi o and H level is 1:80 is it a typhoid...I get fever and within one day I will be alright.why is it happening like that.I'm getting fever,headache and feeling drowsy since three weeks.Suggest some good medicine for it ..I was given medicines like emlukast-FX , dolo 650, zedocef AZ, Movarab D these are okie or pls suggest some good medicine..if it is typhoid for how long it will be
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Answered by Dr. Prasanna Heijebu (14 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Continue with the present medication.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sir,

Welcome again.

Yes its typhoid.You have been prescribed excellent medication.

So continue with the medication.

It will take 8-10 weeks to recover completely.

Avoid stress and anxiety.

Drink plenty of water and fruit juices.

Post your further queries if any,
Thank you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Prasanna Heijebu (7 hours later)
My blood group is A positive if eat egg whites, chapathi, honey, chicken and wheat bread I get heat boils in my head and even when I go to motion it would be a problem for me..so could you pls suggest low fat best diet which doesn't create a problem for me.
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Answered by Dr. Prasanna Heijebu (23 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Protein supplements will be useful

Detailed Answer:
Hello, Sir.

You seem to have allergy to major food proteins.

In such a case, it is good to rely on plant protein like Soy, pulses and greenleafy vegetables.

Oatmeal should be handy.

Consume fruits like Apple and Pomegranate.

Protein supplements like PROTEIN X be can be pretty useful.

Please check with your doctor if he can prescribe this product to you.

Post your further queries if any.

Thank you
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Brief Answer: Protein rich food is advisable Detailed Answer: Hello, Sir. U can certainly understand your concerns. You need not test again. Suitable antibiotics will offer cure. You should completely avoid fried, fatty and junk food stuff. Consume protein rich foods like egg, fish and soy protein. Eat oatmeal twice a day. Fruits like Apple and Pomegranate a day will be useful. Drink 3 to 4 liters of water a day. Greenleafy vegetables will be very handy. Post your further queries if any. Thank you