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BMI is 33. Is it normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Oct-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:im 28 years old i checked my BMI its 33
Doctor:can you please tell me your weight and height?
User:but i look avg but i checked in BMI with my height n weight its coming as obese
User:my height 5.11 ft and weight 80kgs
Doctor:Hold on for a moment while I calculate your BMI
Doctor:Your BMI is 24.0000
Doctor:Just within the normal range
User:but in the calculation of BMI which is available in the apps showing mine BMI as 33
Doctor:I do not know what formula that app uses
Doctor:and it is plain wrong
Doctor:the formula we use is weight in Kg
User:okey fine as per my height n weight im normal right
Doctor:divided be square of height inmeters
Doctor:your height is 5 feet 11 inches
Doctor:that comes to 1.8034 meters
Doctor:square of this is 3.0000
User:my collegue his weight is 84kgs and Height is 6ft he wants to check his BMI
Doctor:if you divide 80 by 3.0000
Doctor:you will get 24.0000
Doctor:So your BMI is within normal range
User:okey doctor thank you.....
Doctor:Do you want me to calculate your colleague's BMI?
Doctor:You can use the formula I gave you
Doctor:you can calculate the BMI yourslef
User:okey doctor i got one more question
Doctor:Yes please
Doctor:go ahead
User:i got tummy i think its a starting stage but i want to reduce it ASAP how to reduce it
Doctor:The best and only safe way to reduce the fat around the tummy is by exercise
User:by walking or need to workout on the GYM
Doctor:You can work out in a gym
Doctor:better will be swim
Doctor:or play any game outdoors
Doctor:and do jogging
Doctor:Hello XXXXXXX
User:will it help if i have honey along with hot water and lime juice
User:people say its best way to reduce weight
Doctor:It won't help if you don't exercise along with that
User:thank u doctor for ur valuable time...
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:thank you for chatting with me
Doctor:is there anything else you want to discuss?
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