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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi doctor diptiman here
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
User :   Dr i am a obese male age 32 ht 5ft 7 inches 122 kgs having a fatty liver problem since the past two years recently i got my hb tested it dropped to 10.8
Doctor :   ok
User :   one yer back it was about 14
Doctor :   i see
User :   i felt tired so i consulted a docor he got all the tests done routine stool test and occult blood tests, colonscopy and upper gi endoscopy . results occult blood testing negative, colonscopy normal, endoscopy
Doctor :   well thats good
Doctor :   and how is your diet now
Doctor :   are you taking any medications ?
User :   endoscopy ;-antral gastritis and healed duedonal ulcer
Doctor :   medications ?
User :   i am on omez , viboliv , ursocol 300, folic acid tablets, and a mild iron supplement livogen
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am mostly a veetarian, though i eat chicken once a week and three eggs per week
User :   does gastritis cause anemia?
Doctor :   well since you have undergonbe all the major diagnostic tests
Doctor :   and all came normal ?
User :   no upper gi endoscopy says gastratis in stomach antrum and healed duedonal ulcer
Doctor :   yes that can be a cause of anemia
Doctor :   leading to your low HB
User :   with taking the supplement it has now increased to 12.2 one (livogen 9one tablet at night), should i continue with this? as i have fatty liver.
Doctor :   yes you can
Doctor :   no problem with it
Doctor :   do you consume alcohol ?
User :   it wont cause cirrohsis??? i am scared. i dont drink alcohol,i am trying to lose weight, but feel weak to exercise, anyways i have started walking for 20 minutes but s\feel tired. i am still young at 32
User :   no drinking alcohol for me
Doctor :   see i am glad you are walking
Doctor :   and now taking good care of your health
Doctor :   it will take time
User :   Dr, how long should i continue with iron supp livogen
Doctor :   what was the initial dose recommended to you ?
User :   1 month,
Doctor :   and how long you have been taking it
User :   doc says 12-2 hb level is not too bad
User :   10 days
User :   read 12.2 hb level
Doctor :   actually yes thats right
Doctor :   its not alarming low
Doctor :   it will take time and i see that you are improving
User :   yeah, i am happier now, but i am scared f i stop taking livogen, hb level would fall again
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   you need a positive outlook in life
User :   i guess so, but i am worried about my liver
Doctor :   let me tell you one thing
Doctor :   the liver is the most amazing organ in the body because it has the capacity to completely HEAL itself
User :   too much iron can cause liver damage and too little anemia, so how do i srike a balance. also suggest methods to loose wt gradually
Doctor :   diet and exercise are the two KEY words
User :   and iron levels? what do you suggest?
Doctor :   once your weight is in normal scale the bosy iron levels dmands get adjusted
Doctor :   BODY**
Doctor :   walking is the best exercise for you right now
User :   oh that means if i lose weigt gradually my conditions can e reversed
Doctor :   i assure you that
Doctor :   100%
User :   thanks dr. have you any experience with ft peole like me having similar problems
User :   read fat not ft
User :   and am i am on the right medication for gastritis and fatty liver
Doctor :   yes you are
User :   are people of my weight having similar prolems like anemia, fatty liver and gastritis
Doctor :   yes its common
User :   and reversible????
Doctor :   all you need to do is eat healthy
Doctor :   and exercise
Doctor :   hope i was able to guide you
User :   will do that, doc thanks for helping me out . good nite
Doctor :   your mostwelcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   good bye
Doctor :   Hi..
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