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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Good evening.....This is XXXXXXXX from girl friend who is a govt employee has large fat around her upper belly just below her chest...Her hands and legs are normal except the chest and upper portion of her belly...Please advice me what should i recommend her as she does not want to exercise regularily...Thank you                                                            
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
Doctor :   Since when is she having this condition?
User :   she was undergone a galbladder stone surgery 14 years back...since then she gradually developed a fatty upper belly...
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Does she have any other complaints like menstrual disturbance or change of voice?
User :   every on and off she has menstrual disturbances....but she has never experienced change in voice...
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Can you give me her age ,weight and height?
User :   her age - 31 weight is- 55 kgs and height is 5 ft 2 inches
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Then one of the way to reduce the fat around the belly is by lipo suction.
Doctor :   Since her BMI is already normal we cannot go for calorie reduced diet plan.
Doctor :   Have you consulted any doctor in this regard before this?
User :   no doctor....can you please let me know what is lipo suction and whether the same treatment is available ....
Doctor :   Lipo suction is where a small tube is inserted and the excess fat is sucked out.
User :   will there be any side effect......
Doctor :   You can contact any comestic surgeon.
Doctor :   Very less side effects.
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