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Taken antibiotics for viral fever. Have cold, tiredness, weakness. How to speed up recovery?

Persisting tiredness, cold and weakness post treatment for viral attack. What can speed up recovery? My wife is 61 years old and had a viral fever about one week back. while the fever has subsided with antibiotics , she still has mild cold and general tiredness and weakness. what is the best diet to recover fast from a viral attack and how long does it take to recover fully from this tiredness and weakness. any viatmin supplements that are needed to effect sppedy recovery. what foods and fruits are the best for recovery.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Thanks for writing your query.

Viral fever is usually associated with weakness after an attack.
Special care should be taken for nutritious diet during fever as well as after it.
Fresh fruits and vegatables should be taken to increase the immunity.

You can give her vitamin preparation containing Vitamin B complex and Vitamin C along with a probiotic preparation.

Protein rich food will be beneficial. Egg is a good source of proteins.

Usually it takes 7-10 days for complete recovery. Proper rest will speed up the recovery.

I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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