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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my age is 31 years & my weight is 92 kg.i smoke from the last 10 years average 2 sticks per day.to update with my health status what type of check up i need to undergone.pl let me know
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ok
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i will help you with this
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you will need a general or a complete health check up
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please provide your gender and height, your occupation, marital status and location
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User :   hi doctor
User :   yap
User :   male, 5'9",service,married
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ok
User :   the entire day i am feeling with no energy level..
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as per your height and weight
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your BMI Is 30
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and with this you ar considerd overweight
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and obese
User :   what is BMI ?
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BMI is body mass index
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it is one f the indexes used to measure health
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and weelbeing
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your ideal weight should be 68-73 kgs
User :   how can i quit smoking ?
User :   ok
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quitting smoking involves
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will power
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and lifestyle and behavioural changes
User :   complete health check up includes what are the testes ?
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complete health check will include a detailed history reagrding your profile, activityindex, medical history diet history
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and physical examination
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and tests
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that include
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complete blood examination, hb, counts, smear, LFT, RFT,
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and of any problems detected, the a few serology tets
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a urine test
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chset x-ray
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lipid profile
User :   is there is any specific test,from where i can come to know that smoking effercted me
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yes, the chest x-ray will tell you if any lung damage is there
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also your LFT might be deranged if there is liver damage from it
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and lipid profile might be elevated due to weight gain and smoking
User :   from where i can get this done in pune
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you can get it done in any of the hospitals.
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ask for a complete health check up plan
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they will help you with one
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that contains all these
User :   r you MBBS OR MD ? & FROM WHERE YOU R DONG CHATTING.
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I am a MBBS doctor
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and we are based in bangalore
User :   Swimming or Gymnasium which is the best for me.
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swimming is best whole body exercise
User :   what is the appox cost of complete health check up plan ?
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this may cost starting from 2500 and above
User :   ideally what time in the morning i should wake up ?
User :   i heard lots of doctors also smoke ? is an it...
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sleeping 6-7 hours is important
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to give adequate rest to brain and body
User :   how can i take care of my skin ?
Doctor :   so it will depend on what time you go to sleep
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general simple ways to tke care of skin are
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'eating a good nutritious non fatty diet
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drinking lots of water, about 10-12 glasses per day
User :   like ...
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and gentley cleaning your skin daily
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with non soap based cleansers, gentle scrub
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and doing exercises and sleeping well
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?

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