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What is the diet for the patient in typhoid?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: A healthy one

Stay away from whatever you ate or drank that gave you the infection.
Stay hydrated as the fever can cause a substantial fluid loss.

In brief: A healthy one

Stay away from whatever you ate or drank that gave you the infection.
Stay hydrated as the fever can cause a substantial fluid loss.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Light diet

The patient with full blown typhoid (enteric fever) is very sick with high fever, nausea, headache, body aches and loss of appetite.
There is a risk of intestinal perforation. Therefore the patient should be given plenty of fluids (whatever they prefer) and light diet high in calories & protein and low in roughage. Therefore chicken soup, milk shakes, eggs are good if the patient can tolerate.

In brief: Light diet

The patient with full blown typhoid (enteric fever) is very sick with high fever, nausea, headache, body aches and loss of appetite.
There is a risk of intestinal perforation. Therefore the patient should be given plenty of fluids (whatever they prefer) and light diet high in calories & protein and low in roughage. Therefore chicken soup, milk shakes, eggs are good if the patient can tolerate.
Dr. Shahid Rafique
Dr. Shahid Rafique
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