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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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How can I help you?
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User :   I had consulted a doctor for under weight case of my daughter. He advised to take B-Protein with milk in the breakfast added with one boiled egg on alternate days. he promissed to send the diet chart on my e-mail, but no diet chart recieved so for
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Let me read it
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Ok
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Please wait I will check it
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Ok
Doctor :   I will make arrangements and see to it that you will get it by today night
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Is that fine?
User :   One problem. I gave her B-protein with milk. It caused her loose motions and run down of health
Doctor :   Ok

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Has she experienced such reactions to any foods before?
User :   No
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Ok
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Does she take soya?
User :   Yes some times
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Ok
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Is she fine with that?
User :   I gave her the spoon ful of B-protein supplied by the B-protein in the can I purchased.
Doctor :   Ok

User :   She is fine with Soya
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I am asking about soya because B-protein also contains soya concentrate
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And was it only with the first dose?
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Or it happened with only the first dose
User :   How to take soya. We take soya as vegetable only. Which is available in the market
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Ok
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Soya pulses are also available
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You can take that as well
User :   It happened with ist dose. I have stopped giving her the B-protein
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   I suggest you to start with half a tea spoon
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Start it today
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and lets see how she responds
User :   1st dose was given only yesterday. Donot you think her to return to normal 1st and than I start giving is small dose and increase the dose gradually
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Yes, that is fine as well
Doctor :   This can happen initially because
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high protein concentrate will be given
User :   What more you suggest
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And other possibility is allergy to specific nutrients
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But since it has not occured in the past, Allergy chances are very minimal
User :   Is there any other way to increase the weight
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Exercise and Diet
User :   She is doing yoga. she take good diet also.
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So, she needs to do some aerobic as well as strength straining exercises
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Yoga is fine
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Does she take eggs?
User :   She goes for morning walk also.
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Ok, thats quite good
User :   She can take egg.
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That would be sufficient
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And moreover how is her appetite?
User :   Could you please send her complete diet chart on my mail YYYY@YYYY
User :   She does not have good appetite
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   It will be done today
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Sorry for the delay
User :   How to increase her appetite
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   How is her food intake
User :   Just tell me how to increase her appetite
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Is it normal?
User :   she takes 200ml of milk some times with OAT some times XXXXXXXX + one fruit apple + one Banana
User :   in her breakfast
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I suggest her to take all the foods she likes
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Should not be very high in fat content
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By giving her the foods she likes
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She can eat more
User :   In lunch she takes 3 chapaties with vegetable+ Yoghurt
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And her throid levels also needs to be monitored
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3 chapathis
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Instead of chapathis, let her take parotas
User :   Thyroid level is o.k.
User :   Ok. We will try that.
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And in the morning, let her take normal breakfast
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instead of oats
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Oats will also decrease appetite
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It is for weight reduction mainly
User :   O.K XXXXXXXX is O.K.
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So, if she substitutes that, it would be better
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Yes other things are fine
User :   XXXXXXXX will be O.K. or some thing else
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Let her go for a normal breakfast
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That would be better that these whole grains
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'than
User :   Please send me her complete diet chart. We will try to follow that
Doctor :   Ok

User :   Some thing to uncrease her appetite so that intake is more
Doctor :   Let her take that b protein it contains

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all macro and micro nutrients which will help in maintaining good appetite
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If that does not suit her
User :   O.K. Please note down my e-mail address YYYY@YYYY and alternate e-mail YYYY@YYYY
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You can give Supractiv tablet everyday
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Could you please wait for a minute while I go through your previous chat
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Because if I require some more details for your diet chart
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I can ask that
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Are you there?
User :   Yes sure I am waiting
Doctor :   Ok

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Some more details I would ask are
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Your preference for veg/non veg diet
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And north/south Indian
User :   Do you want to ask any thing more from me to prepare diet chart. We are north Indian and are vegetarian but can take egg
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Ok
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That info is good enough
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The diet chart will be prepared today
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and sent
User :   O.K. Doctor Please send me the diet chart as quickly as possible
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It will be specifically for your daughter, tailor made
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Is there any else you want to ask?
User :   O.K. Doctor Thanks for this. I will contact after starting B-protein in small doses and increasing it gradually
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