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Reduced appetite post leg surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   HELLO
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   I NEED TO FIND OUT SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT
Doctor :  
okay
User :   MY SISTER-IN-LAW HAD MAJOR LEG SURGERY AND IS HAVING A SEVERE WEIGHT LOST TOO FAST SHE SAYS SHE HAS NO APETITE AND NO CRAVING FOR FOOD ....HOW CAN I HELP HER?
Doctor :  
her age
User :   SHE WEIGHED 147 LBS BEFORE THE SURGERY TWO MONTHS AGO AND SHE NOW WEIGHS ONLY 113 LBS.....SHE IS 63
User :   SHE SAYS SHE HAS NO TASTE BUDS AND HAS NO CRAVING
User :   FOR FOOD
Doctor :   i am sure she is on antibiotics
Doctor :  
these are the symptoms of it
User :   NOT ANY LONGER ...SHE HASNT FOR 2 WEEKS NOW
Doctor :   okay only two weeks
User :   IS THERE ANYTHING SHE CAN EAT THAT WILL HELP HER PUT WEIGHT BACK ON?
Doctor :  
now it is the time for change
Doctor :  
of diet
Doctor :  
and if at all any medication
Doctor :  
can she walk

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