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Abnormal Weight gain issue - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have a question on abnormal weight increase
User :   this is for myself..
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   i have increased 13Kgs in 17mnths
User :   which is very unusual i think
User :   i am 5'8".. and was 57lkgs in Jan 2009
User :   and now i am 70 (may 2010)
Doctor :   This is not good, but not unusual
User :   so what's wrong?
Doctor :   Still you fall under the ideal weight brackets
Doctor :   This is not good in the sense you should not increase from here
User :   yeah but at this rate of increase i think i will increase another few kgs in months..
User :   i was 68 just 3 mnths back..
Doctor :   What is your age, occupation, gender location
User :   so ithought that was ideal.. and in 3 mnths i gained this 2kgs
User :   25 / Software engg / M
Doctor :   2 kg in 3 months is ok
Doctor :   more than 10 kg in 3 months is abnormal
User :   ohh ok..
User :   but 13Kgs in 17mnths and that too unstoppable is what is bothering me..
Doctor :   Now you just have to look into regular physical activity
User :   yeah i do..
Doctor :   5 days a week, cycling for 15 minutes a day
User :   i Play tennis for 1.5 hrs 4 times a week..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Previously you were underweight and now you have come to right weight
Doctor :   Maintain this weight with cycling
Doctor :   and continue to play tennis
Doctor :   as usual
User :   ok
User :   why is this sudden increase?? what's the reason?
Doctor :   There is no sudden increase
Doctor :   This is very normal
Doctor :   The weight increase did not happen in a quarter or two
Doctor :   it happened over 17 months
Doctor :   which is quite a good period
Doctor :   and this means you had grown healthy
User :   hmm ok
User :   so any specific food habits?
Doctor :   Restrict salt and sugar intake than before
Doctor :   Increase vegetables and fruits, 3+2 per day
Doctor :   respectively
Doctor :   Automatically you maintain at same rate
User :   ok
User :   how about alcohol consumption???
Doctor :   1 per day
User :   ???
User :   how many ml?
Doctor :   30 to 60 ml of high alcohol content or 300ml per day beer or 150 ml per day of wine
Doctor :   Not all on a day, only one of them
User :   yeah :)
User :   and more thing i noticed in recent times was..
User :   i get a lot of burps..
Doctor :   Do not eat to the full of stomach
User :   ok
User :   but while i start eating itself i get burps..
Doctor :   Take LUPIZYME 10 ml before food
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   i think that is it for now..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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