Lucknow, Jagran’s correspondent. In diarrhea, typhoid fever and stomach infections in children, attention should be paid to pure water and food. In case of typhus, the patient should be given soft and digestible food. There should be no shortage of water in the body. On Dainik Jagran’s Hello Doctor program, Dr. Salman Khan, a pediatrician and senior consultant at Veerangana Avantibai Mahila Chikitsalaya, answered people’s questions about infections such as typhoid and diarrhea. Here are some key questions and their answers:
I am a heart patient. What can I do to prevent typhoid and diarrhea? Ramjiavan, Ayodhya
Continue to take heart-related medications on time. Avoid fatty foods. Exercise as prescribed by your doctor. Don’t take the stress. Do yoga and always carry a bottle of water with you as you leave the house and keep your distance from outside food.
I have had a fever for four days. Body aches and headaches. Ajay Gupta, Sultanpur
This is a common seasonal fever. It lasts five to seven days. If the weakness persists even after seven days, consult a doctor. Other than that, don’t let there be a water shortage in your body and, if necessary, take paracetam medication every six hours.
What are the ways to prevent typhoid? Prahlad Kumar Gupta, Sitapur
Typhoid is a bacterial disease that spreads the infection to the intestines. It is also called intermittent fever. To avoid this, keep pure water in the house. If there is a possibility of any type of infection in the water, mix a chlorine tablet in 20 liters of water and leave it for two hours. Drink this water after two hours. Take care of the cleaning. Don’t have big nails. Eat soft foods.
My father is 55 years old. I had typhoid 15 days ago. There is still pain in the body. What to do? Somit Kumar, Ambedkar Nagar
The typhoid takes a while to heal completely. There may also be weakness in the body. Keep plenty of water. Give an ORS solution. B-complex medications may be given for weakness.
The woman had a typhoid infection 10 days ago. Still taking medication. How long will it take to recover? Nitin Kumar, Hardoi
The course of typhoid medication can last from two to three weeks. complete the course. Keep seeking medical advice. In case of recovery, retry the test. Along with this, let the patient rest enough. Do not let the lack of water in the body. Give her soft things to eat. Boil water for 20 minutes and drink it after cooling.
Is my dad taking typhoid medication for 20 days? Could it be serious? Harishchandra Prajapati, Jaunpur
There is nothing to worry about. Typhoid treatment can take a long time. Give medication one more week now. After that, leave the medicine after consulting your doctor. Until then, let the patient rest and do not let the body run out of water. Give nutritious food.
I had typhoid a year ago. I got infected again 10 days ago. There is a lot of weakness in the body. What to do? Vandana Gupta, Gonda
Boil water at home for 20 minutes and let it cool. Then drink water. Complete the medical course. If there is RO in the house, check the filter. Take care of the cleaning. Keep your fingernails cut off. Do not eat raw vegetables, fruits, salads, chutneys, etc. Eat soft foods.
I have a nine month old baby. How to save her from diarrhea? What precautions should be taken? Garima Dixit, Khadra
Give breast milk to the nine-month-old baby and eat any food you eat at home while sitting with the baby. It can be given to the child homemade curd, thick lentils, porridge, paneer, etc. Get all the shots on time. In case of diarrhea, give an ORS solution to the child from time to time. Mix the rice flour, coconut water and zinc pill with breast milk or water and drink it for 14 days. Do not feed juices or canned foods.
Keep these things in mind in case of diarrhea and typhoid
- Don’t let your body run out of water.
- Take care of the cleaning.
- Avoid eating out.
- Do not eat rancid foods, raw salad, raita, sandwich, chutney, etc.
- Prevent sugar cane juice from getting on the road.
- Do not consume ice and ice products.
- Bring a bottle of water with you when you go out.
- If you are hungry outside, eat peeled fruits like orange, banana, lychee, mozambique.
- Take care of the cleaning of the utensils and do not let the mess surround you.
- Take special care of food in children under two years of age.
- Give children more and more digestible and better food.
- Keep the SRO solution at home.
- If the ORS solution is not available, mix six teaspoons of sugar, half a teaspoon of salt and a few drops of lemon in a liter of water and consume it after making a solution.
- Give zinc tablets to children under five for 14 days in case of diarrhea.
- In case of diarrhea, give small children rice flour, lentil water, shikanji and coconut water.
Edited by: Anurag Gupta