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Suggest care and precaution needed for malaria

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...hi i want 2 enquire abt a friend of mine.
he is 20, he is a poor eater
and has recently develpoed maleria in the past 4 days and he went today he has been very cold and developing high fever. and painful lungs. a doc came home and said its pneumonia.
i wanted to know how long would it take for him 2 recover overall. what would be best for him to do and avoide, he has also stoped eating, he complains he cant eat, what is best to eat????
hes become very week. please help me!!!
Fri, 19 Aug 2016
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Hi thanks for asking question.
here is some advise for you.
Take enough rest.Drink plenty of fluid to prevent dehydration.
Avoid smoking and excess spicy food.
Take fruit juice and fruits.If solid diet cant taken take semisolid food or fruit juice.herbal remedies are helpful.
pleuricy root helpful.Garlic and ginger are well known remedy for respiratory condition.
Carrot juice and vitamin c is helpful.
Green leafy vegetables helpful.Complete course of antimalarial drug and antibiotic course has to be taken.
Overall recovery will mostly take around 15 days.
If still no benifit then further work up should done.
I hope my suggestion will help you and you will get well soon.
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Suggest care and precaution needed for malaria

Hi thanks for asking question. here is some advise for you. Take enough rest.Drink plenty of fluid to prevent dehydration. Avoid smoking and excess spicy food. Take fruit juice and fruits.If solid diet cant taken take semisolid food or fruit juice.herbal remedies are helpful. pleuricy root helpful.Garlic and ginger are well known remedy for respiratory condition. Carrot juice and vitamin c is helpful. Green leafy vegetables helpful.Complete course of antimalarial drug and antibiotic course has to be taken. Overall recovery will mostly take around 15 days. If still no benifit then further work up should done. I hope my suggestion will help you and you will get well soon.