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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. please proceed with your health query.
User :   i want to reduce my tummy
Doctor :   please provide your age, height, weight, waist circumference, occupation details
User :   43 years, 180cms, 80 kg., 37, service
User :   Also in a current medical check up, i got a report which shows fatty liver, stage II. Is it a serious issue ?
Doctor :   what were the tests done for you?
User :   sonography
Doctor :   what symptoms do you have at present?
User :   nothing
Doctor :   was a blood tests for liver function test done for you after sonogram picked up fatty liver changes?
Doctor :   as per the details provided by you, your BMI is 24.7 which falls in the higher side of the normal BMI (19-25)
User :   se we have bi-annual check-up which has all types of test which includes blood test as well.
Doctor :   do you consume alcohol? if yes how much approximately? how many times a week?
Doctor :   could you please tell me your recent reports?
User :   not really. once a month that too is beer.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   could you please tell me your recent reports?
User :   meaning
Doctor :   you told me that you have bi-anual tests done
User :   correct
Doctor :   which includes all the tests
Doctor :   hence I asked for providing me with the test results
User :   that's right.
User :   ok, can i get it tomorrow
Doctor :   do you have swelling in feet? do you have abdomen distension?
User :   no
Doctor :   check in the reports if the liver function tests have been done after the sonogram was done or at the similar time of the sonogram that revealed the fatty changes
Doctor :   if not done then you need to get one done to see current status of liver and the extent of damage to it due to fatty changes
User :   Is there any seperate test as LIVER function test?
Doctor :   the further recommendations would be based on your results for the reducing the tummy, as the tests will reveal whether it is due to fat deposition or due to possible ascites (fluid accumulation) due to liver damage.
Doctor :   yes there are different blood tests to check kidney, liver, heart,thyroid functions
User :   ok
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   i willget it done. Thx a lot
Doctor :   ok. get back with the past reports along with the new ones and your sonogram report
Doctor :   to continue your discussion
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   ok thx bibi
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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