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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doc is that dr. vinod?
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
Doctor :  
No this is Dr.Bharath here
User :   ok
User :   doc i had taken an advice over my diet for fatty liver recently'
Doctor :   Ok

User :   i just wanted to ask that
User :   iam taking syrup sorbillin before lunch
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   silybon 140 and tab absolut after lunch and dinner
User :   n ofcourse sorbillin b4 dinner
User :   too
Doctor :   Ok

User :   initially i was taking capsule beconsul for vitamins now i take absolut ,, is that ok?
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   coz absolut was recommended by my eye doc too
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Fine
Doctor :  
It is good
User :   at the same time am also undergoing a weight loss programme
User :   also
User :   i was adviced to go for a high carbohydrate and a low protein diet
Doctor :  
Yes, it is good
Doctor :  
Who advised you on that?
User :   dr mazumdar
User :   but y a high carbohydrate diet whn i hav to lose weight
Doctor :   I will explain you

Doctor :   Do you have any other condition than Fatty Liver?
User :   yes gynaecomastia, obesity
Doctor :   Ok

User :   gynaecomastia since last 12 yrs and obesity since 2 n 1/2 yrs
User :   well also with a bad history of alcohol
Doctor :  
have you had your liver function tests done?
User :   which i gav up recently
Doctor :   Thats a good move
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I appreciate you on that
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and congrajulate you as well
Doctor :  
You are out of a highly dangerous world
User :   my abd scan said mild fatty infiltration of liver on 8th sep 09
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
But the bloodtest
Doctor :  
I meant regarding Liver function tests
User :   sgpt and sgot were high
Doctor :   Ok

User :   that is y i went for d scan
Doctor :   When was that?
User :   on 8th sep 2009
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   but i quit alcohol in the first week of november
User :   whch is quite recent
Doctor :  
I would suggest you to monitor it again now
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Or atleast after 2 weeks
Doctor :  
latest
User :   u mean it cud hav got worst coz i drank again for a couple of months
Doctor :   No

Doctor :  
Not like that
Doctor :  
I would like you to check the progeress
Doctor :  
thats it
Doctor :   so that you can revert back to normal diet henceforth
User :   but doc can fatty liver b cured so soon
Doctor :   Fatty liver is not a disease

User :   its been jus 2 weeks i hav given up drinkin
Doctor :  
It is a finding thats it
Doctor :  
Many people have it and are healthy as well
Doctor :  
No issues with it
User :   ok
Doctor :  
But alcoholic degeneration should not happen
Doctor :  
Since you have given it up
User :   ok
Doctor :  
It is taken care of presently
Doctor :  
Continue on alcohol free life
User :   doc i wanted to know once a person is observed with fatty liver , how long if he continues to drink since then it cud turn into a disease
Doctor :   Nothing like that
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Regular monitoring is the only thing recommended
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to follow up and compare with previous reports
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if it is improving or worsening
Doctor :  
Follow up is quitessential
User :   because i got to knw whn i did my pre medicals in dec last yr , n unfortunately after that i was still drinking, do i hav to worry abt it???
Doctor :   No

User :   ok
Doctor :  
Just get the test done
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thats it
Doctor :  
Worrying, will it help?
Doctor :  
It only stress the life
User :   very true
Doctor :   So stop worrying and start working towards POSITIVE HEALTH
User :   doc if i put myself only on fruits and raw vegetables, will it do?
Doctor :   No need of any crash diets

User :   coz m in a hurry to lose weight too
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
No hurry required
Doctor :  
Alcohol is also a culprit in weight gain
Doctor :  
Now that is one thing which you will improve
User :   in my case whnvr i gav up alcohol coz of work , i hav seen myself losing 6 kilos in a month without any workout
Doctor :   Yes you have it

User :   n y is it that with fatty liver u shud nt lose weight very fast though u r obese
Doctor :   Not for fatty liver

Doctor :  
I said that in general
User :   oh ok
User :   can u pls again give me a diet whch is least required for me at this pt of time
User :   keepin in mind maximum weight loss possible
Doctor :   Fatty foods you should avoid

User :   done
Doctor :  
That is the only thing
User :   then y rice n roti r a must?
Doctor :   It is less in protein

Doctor :  
Not a must
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Anything is fine
Doctor :   Do not load yourself with high protein diet

Doctor :  
like too much of non veg
Doctor :  
Thats it
User :   ok
Doctor :  
If you take it
Doctor :  
limit the intake
User :   so if am happy wid fresh fruits, raw vegetables and not starving is it wrong???
Doctor :  
No
Doctor :  
But some protein is required for the body
User :   yes
Doctor :  
So that diet will have only traces of protein
Doctor :  
thats why I dont recommend
User :   can u pls specify a list wht i can make a part of my diet
Doctor :   As I mentioned earlier

Doctor :  
Fatty liver is not a disease
Doctor :  
Nothing to worry
Doctor :  
Just be cautious of alcohol, fatty foods
Doctor :  
That is more than enough
User :   n hw do i compensate for d protein requirement
Doctor :   Normal diet

Doctor :  
Thats it
User :   ok
User :   so wheat, rice is nt a must here????
Doctor :   Nothing specific

Doctor :  
No restrictions other than that I mentioned before
User :   ok
User :   n doc any restrictions over my workouts
Doctor :  
No
User :   as in m involved XXXXXXXX lotta cardio stuff
Doctor :  
Again no heavy workouts as a normal advice
User :   can i ask y?
Doctor :   Because of muscular strain mainly

Doctor :  
and the stress on body
Doctor :   And avoid egg as a whole
Doctor :  
Not even the white part
User :   canu suggest me d best cardio which can help me lose weight as well as reduce my chest fat to the maximum , i wanna get rid of gynaecomastia
Doctor :   Jogging

Doctor :  
The best exercise
Doctor :  
you can add a gym to it
User :   wil that do on a treadmill
Doctor :  
Thats it
Doctor :  
Yes
Doctor :  
Do it with 2 percent inclXXXXXXXXtion
User :   ok
User :   anything else with light dumbells for the chest
Doctor :   Thats what I wanted to mentioned

Doctor :  
Do some weight bearing exercises for the chest
Doctor :  
Resistance training
Doctor :  
Ask the gym instructor about it
Doctor :  
Need not feel shy
User :   but approx wt weight ????
Doctor :   Little more than your comfortable weight

Doctor :   Did you get it?

User :   yes
Doctor :  
Like if you are fine with 2.5 kg
Doctor :  
then try 3 kg
User :   ok
User :   iam 110 kilos , aged 25
Doctor :   Ok

User :   shud i initially lose some weight n then go to gym
Doctor :  
You will reduce with the mentioned exercises
Doctor :  
Need not
Doctor :  
Can start off both
Doctor :   If you can run outdoors
Doctor :  
then you can join later
Doctor :  
If on a treadmill at gym
Doctor :  
you will have to go there
User :   i hav a tmill at home?
User :   thats y i ws askin?
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Then go with it
Doctor :  
Initially for 2 weeks
Doctor :  
If you loose weight
Doctor :  
Gynecomastia will also go out
Doctor :  
Unless diagnosed like that
Doctor :  
So overall body loss
Doctor :  
Treadmill is quite sufficient for that
Doctor :  
But if you are a failure at home to do it continuously
Doctor :  
then hit the gym
User :   ok
User :   n another thing doc
Doctor :  
Yes continue
User :   since last couple of days i hav a kinda trigerring
User :   sensation on my right thigh
User :   as if a nerve is moving inside
User :   and i can slightly see the movement on the thigh
Doctor :   Ok

User :   specially whn am sleeping
Doctor :   Just ignore it for timebeing
Doctor :   and get back to me after 1 week

User :   this also happens near d shoulder and left leg
User :   but very consistnt on the thight
User :   ok
User :   shall
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
But it is not a problem
Doctor :  
Report after you Jogging
Doctor :  
after 1 week
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?


User :   no thats it
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   done
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