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Q. What diet should be given to malaria patients during recovery?

Answered by
Dr. Rajesh Gulati
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jun 26, 2022

Hello doctor,

My son has fever, chills, headache, fatigue, and vomiting. Can this be due to malaria? My neighbors say that malaria is common here, and I think my son is suffering from it. He has undergone blood tests, but I am unable to stay calm. If he has malaria, what should I do next? What precautions and preventive measures should he follow? Should he be admitted, and what foods should I give him during recovery?

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If he tests positive for malaria, I suggest he must take some antimalarial medicines. If he tests negative, he might need some antibiotics, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, and anti-emetic medications.


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