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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   I have hormonal imbalance since the time of my maturity because of which I suffered with irregular and painful mentstruation and due to which I gradually put on wt. now I am 42yrs and Ht:4.10" and my wt is 100Kgs. I underwent Hysterectemy at the age of 39yrs.Later I got married and now again I am putting on wt. I am not a good eater but still I am putting on wt.Please Kindly suggest me how to reduce my wt.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   kindly tell me any remedy for my problem sir
User :   hello sir are you there????
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   According to you ht and we your BMi is 46 which comes under morbid obesity
User :   sir
User :   then how to control my wt?
Doctor :   wha kind of harmonal imbalce you have?
Doctor :   Is it PCOD?
Doctor :   What kind of treatment you were /are getting for that?
Doctor :   Do you have Hypothyroidism?
Doctor :   Have you seen any Nutritionist?
User :   I dont know...but doctors prescrbed that I have Hormonal Imbalance but I dont have any thiroid prblms
Doctor :   So it was just verbal diagnosis
Doctor :   No labs done for harmonal imbalance, ha
User :   recently I did all hormonal tests but everything was normal
Doctor :   it is better if u be specific with me
Doctor :   What tests done
User :   I dont even have B.P. or Sugar
Doctor :   I can not assume
User :   T3,T4,TSH and
Doctor :   ok
User :   some more tests
Doctor :   ok
User :   I always get oedema in the body and mostly inthe legs
Doctor :   ok
User :   My blood is 11%
Doctor :   Please consult endocrinologist fior further evaluation
Doctor :   You also need to consult Dietician
Doctor :   Here basically we need to make sure there are no mdical reasons for Weight Gain
Doctor :   After that
User :   from two days I am feeling burning sensation in the palm of my left foot.
Doctor :   You need Dietary Plan and exercise
User :   it is still continuing....
Doctor :   So are we done with weight issue before we go next query
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Did you get idea or plan how to handle
Doctor :   I best suggest u consult Dietician
User :   ok
Doctor :   Just by diet weight can be controlled 70%
Doctor :   exerrcise helps for 30%
User :   ok
Doctor :   we have a dietitian she will take ur dietary habits and life style and recommend personalized diet
Doctor :   This is my advise
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Regarding burning sensation in the left foot, it could be from nerve compression
Doctor :   Again weight. lot of edema aroind the nerve stractures cause nerve compression
Doctor :   Have you consulted General Physician
User :   No sir
User :   I have never experienced this before
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   it looks like new problem
User :   yes
Doctor :   I am sure you will fix this problem by loosing weight
User :   yes
Doctor :   But if it bothering you lot, then you need few medications
User :   ok..tell me sir
Doctor :   right now you do not need medication
Doctor :   It is too early
User :   Then!
Doctor :   Take Ibuprofen 600mg when u have pain
Doctor :   if it keep bothering for 15 day or more
Doctor :   Ger Nerve conductions studies
User :   I dont have pain but its a sort of different feeling
Doctor :   This study will tell ypou which nerve is compressed and where is compressed
Doctor :   So that the treating doctor will get any idea what to do ?
Doctor :   it is like buring sensation
Doctor :   tingling
Doctor :   numbness
Doctor :   heavyness?
User :   I feel like removing my slippers and put my foot on the floor which is cool
User :   some what like tingling too
Doctor :   then get the test , please
Doctor :   EMG /Nerve conduction study
Doctor :   you will find the cause
User :   can you please tell waht is meant by nerve conduction?
Doctor :   it is study name
Doctor :   nerves are like electric wires
Doctor :   signals pass continuously in nerves
Doctor :   when there is compression at any part of nerves these electric signals in the nerves are blacked or decreased
Doctor :   The test will show whether the signals are passing right or not?
Doctor :   Did you get me/
User :   yes sir
User :   is it a serious problem?
Doctor :   No it is not life dangerous. It cause discomfort
User :   ok
User :   then one more query regarding my obesity
Doctor :   ok
User :   most of the fat is in my arms and thighs,is there any treatment like removing fat from those parts?
Doctor :   liposuction can be done only on abdominal fat
Doctor :   Fat can be taken away from arms and thighs
Doctor :   you eed to loose weight
User :   ok..sir...
User :   Nice talking to you.... thank you very much....
Doctor :   it pleasure chatting with you too
User :   I ll follow your advice...
Doctor :   Hope you follow my advise
Doctor :   You and me types it simultaneously
User :   yes hahaaa...
Doctor :   that mean I trust u will do it
User :   definitely..I ll...
Doctor :   bye
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