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BMI for anorexic patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i went to see my own GP a couple of days ago and he thinks i am anorexic and i wanted a 2nd opinion
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sure , before that i need this information
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   23, female, student, married, 7st, 5'5
Doctor :   i will calculate ur bmi or u can calculate ur bmi by using this link below
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   my bmi is about 17
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ur bmi is 12
Doctor :   how much is ur weight
User :   7stone
Doctor :   if BMi is less than 16
Doctor :   approx 34 kgs
Doctor :   ur bmi is 12
Doctor :   normal BMi should be 20-24.9
Doctor :   anorexia, bmi is below 16
Doctor :   i guess ur gp is right
Doctor :   u need to consume more calories
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