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Diet, precautions and exercises for weight loss, hair follicle treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   I would like to enquire about weight mgt
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help you in this
User :   great
Doctor :   can I ask few relevant questions?
User :   yes
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height, Weight and Waist circumference.
User :   Age- 27, Gender- Female, Location- Bangalore, Occupation- corporat banker, Marital status- single, Height- 5 feet 3" , Weight 60 kgs and Waist circumference- 31 ".

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your ideal weight should be in range of 56-58 Kgs
Doctor :   you are slightly overweight
Doctor :   also your BMI is 23
User :   yes

User :   wht is ideal bmi
Doctor :   which according to latest guidelines show a little overweight
User :   I would like to get to 54-55 kgs
Doctor :   your ideal BMI should be less than 22
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   losing another 4-5 kgs is not a problem
User :   :)

User :   have been trying
User :   but not successful
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs. If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   drink occasionally- once in 2-3 weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that is good
Doctor :   taking alcohol just 60 ml once in a while
Doctor :   will increase HDL which is a good fat in the body
Doctor :   and will remove the bad fat
User :   so wht kind of alcohol

Doctor :   which will again protect you against heart diseases
User :   and how often
Doctor :   i will recommend red wine
Doctor :   and even you can take any
Doctor :   but not more than 60 ml
User :   every day?

Doctor :   once in 2 weeks
User :   ok

Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   in regard to losing weight?

User :   no
Doctor :   in any regard
Doctor :   in last few months?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have been running off and on
Doctor :   means?
Doctor :   you mean jogging?
User :   yes
User :   could you recommend a good diet and tips to lose weight quickly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   what is your current diet schedule?
Doctor :   how many meals do you take per day?
Doctor :   also number of snacks?
User :   i eat abt 3 meals
User :   with 2-3 short eats
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   to lose weight
Doctor :   take all three meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner on time
Doctor :   along with two snacks
Doctor :   in between
Doctor :   never skip a meal
User :   ok- but wht could i eat as snacks

Doctor :   water intake must be kept between 3-4 litres

Doctor :   per day
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   i will suggest fruits, 2 servings per day as snacks, any fruit
User :   ok

Doctor :   walnuts

Doctor :   dried fruits
Doctor :   and atleast three servings of green leafy vegetables per day
User :   would you have a list?
Doctor :   you need a diet chart?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   that would be helpful
User :   and some other tips
Doctor :   i will send you a diet chart along with some good activity tips
User :   great
Doctor :   plz confirm your details
Doctor :   Email: YYYY@YYYY
User :   yes
Doctor :   Mobile: 91 0000
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is the ideal diet
Doctor :   according to your BMI you need atleast 2200-2500 calories per day
Doctor :   but as you need to lose weight so your ideal calorie requirement will be around 1500-17-- calories
Doctor :   if you burn 7000 calories then you will lose one Kg
Doctor :   weight
User :   7000?
User :   wow
User :   so how does one lose that much
Doctor :   i will send you a diet chart which will give you only some 1700 cakories
Doctor :   so you will be short of 500 calories
User :   ok..

Doctor :   also will suggest you some activity moderate one
Doctor :   for 2-5 hours
Doctor :   per week
User :   ok

Doctor :   it will consume some 2000 calories
Doctor :   so in almost 2 weeks you will lose 1-2 kgs
Doctor :   and in about 2 months gradually you will lose 4-5 kgs
Doctor :   as your weight is not too much so you need not go for aggressive weight reduction
Doctor :   rather you should choose gradual one
User :   ok
Doctor :   do you consume milk and milk products?
Doctor :   are you Veg or non Veg?
User :   i drink milk
User :   and eat non veg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then you should use low fat or skimmed milk
Doctor :   which contains 1.5% fat
Doctor :   if you like then consume more fish and chicken rather than meat
User :   i drink goodlife skimmed milk

Doctor :   non veg servings should number atleast 2-4 in a week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
Doctor :   are you with me?
User :   thanks

User :   yes

User :   filled in
Doctor :   ok
User :   have you sent me the diet chart
Doctor :   it will take atleast 48-72 hours
User :   should i avoid milk and non veg?

Doctor :   our team will work on in taking in consideration your calorie requirement
User :   any short cuts

User :   ok thanks
User :   will wait for that
Doctor :   no you should continue with skimmed milk and fish
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   nothing else for now

User :   thank you so much
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   hi
Doctor :   It seems you moved out. please login if you have medical queries
User :   is someone here?
User :   this is with regard to a skin query
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   i keep getting these boils/lumps in my under-arm pits
User :   i had my tonsils removed when i was 10
User :   and some times when i fall ill
Doctor :   OK

User :   these get imflamated
Doctor :   What is your problem then?
User :   these boils are not healing

User :   and this is recurring
User :   and are very painful-
User :   with puss
Doctor :   How many days they staay?
Doctor :   Did you see a doctor or used any medicine
User :   maybe 10-15 days
User :   have showed many doctors
User :   but the treatment does not help
User :   they are like big boils- in the armpits and genital area

Doctor :   What did yu use
User :   dont remember the medication

User :   they were treating for hair folicle
Doctor :   Do you have the prescription withyou
User :   no
Doctor :   Since it is recurrent folliculitis
Doctor :   It needs a thorough evaluation done
Doctor :   Like Blood sugar
Doctor :   Thyroid profiling
User :   i ve had the blood test done
User :   and it was clear
User :   could it pertain to my lymph nodes
User :   as the tonsils were removed- this is my understanding
Doctor :   Lymph nodes are deep

User :   and usually these occur when i ve got some infection
User :   deep?

Doctor :   and could be examined by Doctor
User :   but which doctor
User :   i have gone to multiple doctors here
Doctor :   Which city
Doctor :   Did you see a Dermatologist
User :   yes

Doctor :   on your face
Doctor :   Do you pimples
User :   no
Doctor :   or other parts of the body
User :   clear skin
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you shave off the arm pits
Doctor :   regularly
User :   no
User :   i only wax
User :   and these lumps dont appear soon after i have waxed
User :   very sporadic
Doctor :   Do you shave against the growth of the hair
Doctor :   anytime
Doctor :   Do you see black spots under the arms
Doctor :   Do you get fever those times

User :   no

User :   i get these boils when i have fever
User :   otherway
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have oversweating under the arms
User :   no
User :   i dont swear
User :   sweat
Doctor :   Ok use this soap
Doctor :   under the arms
Doctor :   CLIN- 3
Doctor :   2) Avoid tight fitting garments

Doctor :   Use cotton clothes
Doctor :   Do not shave under the arms
User :   ok
User :   what could be the reason for these boils
Doctor :   I want you to test for Blood sugar
Doctor :   Usually hygiene,
User :   i test the blood every 6 months
Doctor :   Immunodeficiency
Doctor :   What is the sugar
User :   and always clear
Doctor :   Do you have the reprot
User :   normal
User :   maybe at home
Doctor :   I want the previous prescription of the doctor
Doctor :   and the blood test report
Doctor :   If you can say those
Doctor :   I shall have an idea
User :   ok
User :   i will provide the same tomorrow
Doctor :   Please do that
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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