Dietary Restrictions In Patients With Pulmonary Tuberculosis?

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Hello doctor. I want to ask about food or drinks that are not bole for pulmonary TB sufferers whose sputum has blood or what? coincidentally there is a family who has just been diagnosed with pulmonary TB and started treatment for 6 months. Thank you

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Treatment for tuberculosis or pulmonary tuberculosis requires a long period of time that requires patients to take anti-tuberculosis drugs every day routinely and regularly.


In general, people with pulmonary TB do not need a special diet, but it is recommended to have a balanced diet.

Protein: meat, fish, beans, eggs
Carbohydrates: rice, potatoes, cassava
Fat: unsaturated from vegetable oils, coconut, avocado, omega3,
Vitamins and minerals: Fruits and vegetables
Water: besides water itself, fruits and vegetables can also be a source of water for the body

Some things to avoid:

Cigarettes, both active and passive
Alcohol
Caffeinated drinks, coffee, tea
Soft drink
Sweet food

apart from those already mentioned above, it is also advisable to have a healthy lifestyle, exercise regularly and regularly.


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