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Exercises after surgery for pleural infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Dear User, You have started the test chat with our doctor. The duration of the test chat is 5 minutes. After the trial period, you will be redirected to the Payment page.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   well i had an operation last year on my chest for plural infection
User :   now i'm about to finish medication
User :   but have gained a lot of fat
User :   as in i used to be 78 no i'm 92
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what kind of exercise i can start
Doctor :   Is the chest problem cleared now?
User :   can i go for regorous ones
User :   doctor says x-ray wont be completely dark
User :   but i'm ok now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i walk long distances easily
Doctor :   It is better if you go for moderate exercise with good diet control.
User :   can i jog?
Doctor :   It will take time to lose weight, but it is better done gradually
User :   can i jog?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You can jog for 1/2 hr a day
Doctor :   But dont go for any rigorous sports
User :   hmm thanks
User :   will talk to my doctor for further things
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You should go for a high protein diet

Doctor :   and low carbohydrates
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