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Having thyroid problem. Having weight loss. Suggest ways to gain weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:ok please go ahead
User:i am faceing problem of thyroid
Doctor:Ok please detail the problem
User:because of that i have lass my weight around 9 KG
User:and in next month there ll be my marriage ceremony
User:and i want to gain my weight for that
User:so please suggest me
Doctor:IS it high thyroid or low thyroid ?
Doctor:What is the TSH value?
Doctor:Are you on medications?
Doctor:What is the medicine?
User:still not today i ll have my second blood testing
User:and after that medication ll be started
Doctor:What is the result of first test
User:i dont have result with me but i remember in T4 level was 10.20
Doctor:Ok get the testing done. I think you will gain the weight if it is diagnosed and once the treatment is started
User:but 24 XXXXXXX is date of my marriage
User:and i want to gain atleast 5 kg for that
User:please help me out fot this
Doctor:Ok till then resort to frequent snacking
Doctor:10 nuts(mixed) each day, walnuts, cashew, almonds, dates
Doctor:One milk shake possibly with ice cream as it is hot summer
User:ok can i take any suppliment for gain
Doctor:Believe me do not waste money on supplements, the best suppplements cost around 2 to 3 K a month
Doctor:It is better to invest on better food
User:i drink half ltr milk daily with 1 XXXXXXX
Doctor:Eat variety, nuts and dried seeds like melon seeds
Doctor:Add mayoneise, french sauces in the salad and have them
Doctor:do not skip any meal, it should be 3 meal and 3 snack a day
User:but day time m on job
Doctor:You can carry the snacks like nuts, dried seeds in your bag
Doctor:and have them while work
User:and which fruits do u suggest me
Doctor:Avocado, banana, mango
Doctor:for next two months
User:sir, there is any chances to weight gain upto 5 kg in 21says
Doctor:if a good work out and diet, 3 kg can be done
Doctor:over this would be an unhealthy weight gain
User:ok means food should be proper
Doctor:Yes more snacking is the only way ahead for you
Doctor:as I think
Doctor:Use full cream milk with 8% Fat
Doctor:and consume three glasses per day
Doctor:Milk shakes, nuts and salads are your best bet
User:sir, anything else you want to suggest me from your side
Doctor:That is all I have for now
Doctor:Let me know the progress after a week
User:sure from today itself i have starting this
User:after one week how will i contact you
Doctor:Yu can come on chat and ask my name
User:ok sure
User:thanks a lot sir for advice
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Bye for now.
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