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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello doc..
Doctor :   hello
User :   actually i have 3 questionss..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i hope i can ask u 4 anything..
User :   i meant any kind of help.. right..
Doctor :   sure
User :   ok.
User :   firstly.. ma HB count s low...
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   i feel dizzy.. i feel very week...
User :   i dnt have enough stamina 2.. u know.. 2 play.. run.. or somting of that sought..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you feeling this way?
User :   so i wud like ot know what should i need to have to increase ma blood count...
Doctor :   ok
User :   its been since 2 years..
Doctor :   what is your HB%?
User :   10%
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   sure..
User :   age 22, male, associate, single, W: 90, H: 5'11, No dependents
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any iron supplements?
User :   no..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you take Syp. Haemup
Doctor :   2 tsfs
User :   k..
Doctor :   twice daily after food
User :   k..
Doctor :   also eat a lot of dates
User :   k..
Doctor :   and green leafy vegetables
User :   k..
Doctor :   the syrup has to be used
Doctor :   for atleast 3 months
User :   k..
Doctor :   Hb% has to be constantly evaluated
User :   k..
Doctor :   every month
Doctor :   it will increase atleast 1 gm%
Doctor :   per month
Doctor :   if you find the syrup nauseating
User :   i guess the normal count s 14%.. right
Doctor :   you can take cap. dexorange
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   for males
User :   k..
User :   k..
Doctor :   twice a day
Doctor :   after food
User :   k..
Doctor :   stools will be black in colour
Doctor :   after you atsrt
Doctor :   start
User :   oh.. k..
Doctor :   but there is nothing to worry
Doctor :   eat citrus fruitrs
User :   k..
Doctor :   and green leafy vegetables
User :   like..
Doctor :   kheema also helps
User :   orange, musambi.. lemon..
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   as they have vitamin c and enhance iron absorption
User :   k..
Doctor :   eat small frequent meals
Doctor :   at regular intervals
User :   k...
Doctor :   try moderate exercise like walking
Doctor :   it improves the general condition
User :   is there any kind of food that i need 2 avoid?
Doctor :   try restricting milk, not avoiding it
Doctor :   dont take milk 2 hrs before or after you take ur iron supplement
User :   k..
Doctor :   as it reduces iron absorption
User :   k..
User :   secondly.. the area around my eyes r black.. its darkening..
Doctor :   ok
User :   wat is the cause?
Doctor :   are you having adequate sleep?
Doctor :   is there any tension or stress?
User :   not much.. coz of work..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any sinusitis?
User :   yup..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be either due to lack of sleep
User :   actually my shift starts early in the mornin..
Doctor :   or due to the sinusitis
User :   around 6..
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i need to wake up around 4 in the mornin...
Doctor :   vitamin deficiency can also be a factor
Doctor :   ok
User :   i normally sleep somwer around 12 in the night.. its coz.. either i will be having some work or will not feel sleepy..
Doctor :   i suggest that you sleep early atleast by 8.30-9 everyday
User :   ok..
Doctor :   you should sleep is a dark room
User :   k..
Doctor :   preferably without sound
User :   k..
Doctor :   exercise helps to enhance sleep
User :   k..
Doctor :   also drink a glass of hot milk before you sleep
Doctor :   avoid watching tv or listening to loud music
Doctor :   avoid coffee after 4 pm in the evening
User :   k..
User :   i feel very sleepy when i'm in office.. somwer around 10.. but i can not sleep..
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   if you follow these tips
Doctor :   it would get rid of these
Doctor :   problems
User :   k..
Doctor :   also try yoga or meditation to relieve stress
User :   k...
Doctor :   try to get a hobby
User :   mm..
Doctor :   and spend some quality time with yourself
Doctor :   that helps
User :   k...
Doctor :   also i suggest that you take Cap. Becozinc 1 per day
Doctor :   for a month
User :   wat is that for?
Doctor :   eat a lot of fresh fruits and raw vegetables
User :   k...
Doctor :   the dark circles could be due to micronutrient defivciency also
User :   k..
Doctor :   get your sinusitis checked
User :   k...
Doctor :   try steam inhalation with Cap. Sinarest
User :   k..
Doctor :   thrice daily whenever you have an attack
User :   k..
Doctor :   avoid cold weather
User :   k..
User :   lastly.. one of my friend gets intense pain during her period..
Doctor :   ok
User :   it almost kills her..
Doctor :   does she have regular periods?
User :   yup..
User :   its unbearable for her..
Doctor :   she can take a simple pain killer like paracetamol 500 mg
Doctor :   or tab. meftal spas
Doctor :   after food
Doctor :   if she is not allergic to pain killers
Doctor :   ask her to exercise regularly as it sometimes helps with the pain
User :   any side effect.?
Doctor :   acidity
User :   k..
Doctor :   she should take it after food
User :   k..
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   nothing doc.. thanks 4 al d advice..
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Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yup..
Doctor :   ok
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User :   thanks. and bye.
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Doctor :   How can I help you
Doctor :   Are you able to see my messages
Doctor :   HI
User :   hi
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