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What is the diet plan for underweight people? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 18-Jan-2014
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:need to know on diet plans
User:i am 5.6 inch and weigh 39 kilos
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:and gender?
Doctor:Have you lost weight recently?
User:with no history of any long term disease and also a good history of health with not having any requirement to go to physician too
Doctor:Do you have any medical illness?
User:Gender- Male, Age -30, with always a lean body
User:no medical illness/symptoms
User:do you think its normal
Doctor:Weight of 39 kgs is underweight for height of 5'6"
Doctor:You need to be evaluated for medical illness and nutritional deficiency.
User:what are the suggestions
Doctor:I would check your hemoglobin, blood sugar, thyroid function along with vitamin levels.
Doctor:It can be done under the guidance of your general physician.
Doctor:If these tests are normal, you need a good calorie and protein diet.
Doctor:You can take a planned diet as suggested by a dietician
Doctor:You can apply for a get a diet plan option from XXXXXXX This feature may be available on your XXXXXXX home page.
User:i will do it
Doctor:If you don't see this option, you can leave a question on Ask a Doctor
Doctor:and dietician would be able to help you with the diet plan.
Doctor:As you do this, I recommend that you see your doctor and plan the tests mentioned earlier.
Doctor:Hope it is clear to you.
User:and also approach my physician to get the test done
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:yes, thanks a lot
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:no thats all doctor, good day
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