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Date : 23-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:How I can I help you?
User:Hi doctor i am of age 22 n my weight is 60 how do i reduce my weight
Doctor:CAn I know what is your height?
User:its 5.2
Doctor:ok. thnks
Doctor:do you know your BMI
Doctor:Body Mass Index?
User:No i dont know
Doctor:Your BMI is 23
Doctor:Actually BMI is a calculation to know whether you are overweight or not
User:is 23 a normal weight?
Doctor:18.5 tp 25 is normal weight?
Doctor:So according to standards you are of good weight
Doctor:Let me know if you still have any concern
User:i actually had sudden increase in weight from past 6 months...i was around 50
Doctor:OK. If you want to reduce your weight still I can suggest few things. But ccording to standards you are of good weight
User:ok please help me out with your suggestions
Doctor:As you are saying that your increase in weight is all of a sudden, there might be some medical reasons for it like hypothyroidsm etc
Doctor:So I suggest to kindly undergo thyroid function tests with the help of your Physician to know whether there is any problem as such
User:actually one of the doctor had told me it is the symptom of PCOD
Doctor:ok. Were you diagnosed with PCOD?
User:i had been to a skin specialist for my pimple there he said so
Doctor:I understood. There are certain tests to diagnose PCOD
Doctor:If it is confirmed, then we can be sure that reducing weight would definiely help in treatment of PCOD
Doctor:Are you there?
User:oh okie
Doctor:Let me know if you any more concerns
User:no thanks for your sugesstions..
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me. Hope it helped
Doctor:Take Care
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