Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli
Hello, I am a tuberculosis patient. My doctor told me that I can eat any foods or drinks except alcohol, but I searched online and found out that tuberculosis patients cannot eat processed foods, cheese, or seafood. Is it true that I cannot eat the foods as listed above?
Hello and good afternoon.
Thank you for your question.
Based on your question, I understand that you are worried about your problem. I will try to help you.
For your information, here are some foods that you should avoid or restrict its intake (which means you can still consume them, but in moderation):
Otherwise, you should maintain a healthy balanced diet. Everything else can be consumed in moderation. If in doubt, always refer back to your doctor to clarify any doubts or queries. You can also contact our doctor online for further information and treatment.
I hope this answer helps you. Thank you.