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Recovering from typhoid. Have weakness, lack of appetite, weight loss. Need diet advice

Hi, My wife had double typhoid almost a year ago, but still she is not able to recover completely... weakness is there... she doesn t like to eat food with proper diet and lost weight and not able to gain it back... after walking for small distance, she feel body pain specially legs... please advise what diet or fruits or anything which help her to recover except the medicine... because it doesn t suits her..... Waiting for your replly
Asked On : Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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Dietitian & Nutritionist 's  Response
hi bhavesh...its sweet of you to be concerned about your wife.. i suggest get her CBC, diabetes, liver profile, thyroid and vitamin D3 and B12 checked... she might be having some deficiency due to which the weakness is happening.. make sure she eat healthy foods daily like all kind of fruits, almonds, walnuts, oats, ragi porridge which is very healthy, jowar roti, dals, veggies, salads.. she can also eat eggs, chickne, fish , sprouts if she is a non veg...make sure she drink lot of water.. give her multivitamin like centrum daily..take care..
Answered: Sat, 24 Nov 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
A year is too long a time for a person to recover from the so called typhoid after effect.
There must be some other reasons for her weakness which should be explored and investigated.
Most common causes are
Please consult a physician and get necessary investigations done to arrive at the root cause of her problems.
Answered: Fri, 24 Aug 2012
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