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Have GERD. Unable to lose weight. Is that normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Please proceed with your query
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User:am in medication for GERD. I have been here in healthcare magic these days quite often. With this GERD,do the people loses weight. Because 3 weeks back my weight ws 69 kg and today it weighs 66 kg
User:Is this normal?
Doctor:It is normal
Doctor:People usually do not lose weight with GERD
Doctor:Are you there?
User:in feb my weight was 73 kgs and now 66. So am worried why am losing weight? Is it because of the diet i was following
Doctor:Yes, it is probably because of the diet changes
Doctor:There is no need to worry about the weight loss
Doctor:It is a healthy way of losing weight
Doctor:Are you there?
User:even my doctor says same thing whom am consulting for GERD
User:but was worried, Is their any other disease which is causing this weight loss
User:because am eating normal food from last twp weeks..
Doctor:Weight loss usually occurs in Tuberculosis
Doctor:I do not think you have it
User:no i dont hav
Doctor:that is what I am saying too
Doctor:You are losing your weight in a healthy manner
Doctor:Nothing worrisome about it can i relax in this ? or do i need to some type of test to satisfy i become nervous with any kind of diseases or symptoms
Doctor:Please do not test further
Doctor:You are perfectly normal
Doctor:Nothing to worry
Doctor:Don't get nervous
Doctor:Enjoy life
Doctor:You are healthy
Doctor:You can very well relax on this concern
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:Great day ahead
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