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Calcium supplements and diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   u there Doctoer AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok
User :   do i need to take some calcium suppliments
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You take SHELCAL once a day
Doctor :   after food
User :   for how long
Doctor :   for 15 days
User :   shelcal waht Mg.. my wife takes 500mg
Doctor :   Continue the same
Doctor :   500mg
User :   since she is breastfeeding
User :   ok
Doctor :   A person requires 1000mg per da
Doctor :   since many foods that you eat has calcium
Doctor :   500mg supplements suffice
Doctor :   Anything else?
User :   i eat curd every night
Doctor :   Stop it for few days
Doctor :   for a week
User :   can i ask why
Doctor :   There is no particular reason medically, it is basing on experience
Doctor :   by some patients
User :   i ahd a believe that curd supplies some part of your calcium requirements !
Doctor :   Milk supplies
Doctor :   But after viral fever
Doctor :   it is better to restrict curd
User :   sure as you say doc
Doctor :   since you start on Shelcal
User :   okie
Doctor :   you will get enough calcium
Doctor :   through tit
User :   so i take shellcal, revital and hifenac-9
User :   all at night or can i phase them as per my meals
Doctor :   HIFENAC P
Doctor :   not (
User :   ok
Doctor :   9
User :   typo error
Doctor :   You can phase them
Doctor :   Hifenac P in the morning after bfast
Doctor :   shelcal after lunch
Doctor :   Revital after dinner
User :   oh great
User :   thakns a lot Doctor AAAAAAA
User :   at night till waht time the chat would be available
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting us.
Doctor :   24/7
Doctor :   is the availability
User :   but last night at 10-30pm i was waitng for 20 mins no one was responding on chat
Doctor :   Sometimes if the doctor takes a break
User :   okie
Doctor :   there might be a problem
User :   hmmm
Doctor :   but it should not happen everytime
Doctor :   and not more than 15 to 20 minutes
User :   i guess there was a technical glitch...
okie thanks for all the guidance...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I guess this will not be repeated tonite
Doctor :   Bye
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