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Cold and cough, tips to gain weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi!
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr
Doctor :   Plz proceed with your query
User :   I have lost about 5 kgs over the last 3 months..
User :   I am about 5'11'' in height and weight 65 kgs
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   Needed to know what would be th eideal weight for my height??
User :   32yrs
Doctor :   Your ideal weight should be between 65 to 70 kg
User :   Also what would be the best way of gaining some weight?
User :   ok
User :   is it advisable to gain little weight?
Doctor :   The best way is to have a balanced diet
Doctor :   You can gain little weight but not too much
User :   Can you pls guide me with a sample diet that I should have
Doctor :   For a complete diet plan you need to request nutritionist or a dietitian for that.
User :   ok
User :   I had one more query
User :   I had suffered from viral infection about 15 days back.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What symptoms did you have?
User :   I still feel weak, have cold and my head weighs heavy
User :   also have a little bit of cough
Doctor :   Did you take any treatment?
User :   should i go for any medication?
User : subsided on its own after 2-3 days
Doctor :   Are you having any fever or any other symptom?
User :   the doctor only pescribed P650 on an SOS basis
User :   no fever but feels feverish at times
Doctor :   Were any investigations done?
Doctor :   Viral infection takes 2 to 3 weeks to recover fully and get back to normal.
User :   I had a routine comprehensive medical check up from my company and everything was alright
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So probably it was a seasonal viral infection and will take 2 to 3 weeks to get you normal
Doctor :   When was your routine check up done?
User :   any medication required?
User :   about 20- 25 days back
User :   sorry may be about 40 days back
Doctor :   Not as such. For cough you can do steam inhalation after adding Karvol Plus in that water.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also if lots of cough is there you can have Benadryl Syrup
Doctor :   Take proper rest.
User :   alright
Doctor :   Drink lots of water.
User :   right...
User :   thanks for your time
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   nothing as of now..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
User :   bye..
User :   and thans
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