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Purfurated ulcer surgery and lifting heavy weights - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Peptic Ulcer
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have undergone purfurated ulcer operation 5 years back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can i lift heavy weights?
User :   i am planning to go to gym
Doctor :   Do you mean laparotomy
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   s/w eng,blore,single
Doctor :   Which ulcer wer you operated on
Doctor :   you were operated oh
User :   i suppose on inside the food pipe
Doctor :   stomach?
User :   stomach area
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   how is the healing?
User :   its already healed
Doctor :   Did you have any complications after that
User :   no
Doctor :   how was the healing then
Doctor :   infection etc
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok you can go for the exercise
Doctor :   but get into weight gradually
Doctor :   i mean in a grading manner
Doctor :   the physical trainer can help ou
Doctor :   for that
User :   but when i lift heavy weight the impact is directly on the stomach
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   are you going for 6 packs like SRK
User :   :)
Doctor :   I think the trend is now at 8 and 10 packs
Doctor :   right
User :   ya ya
User :   but not that much
User :   a slim figure thats it
Doctor :   Dont worry
User :   even though the weight falls on the stomach nothing happens an
Doctor :   You can do it in case of doubt get a physical examination once by the doctor to see how the healing is
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye
User :   also i left physical exercise 5 years back but when try to log the bone below my knee shivers
User :   is it bcoz of low bone density or less intake of calcium
Doctor :   You are still young
Doctor :   You should nt have LBD
Doctor :   You can start exercises slowly
Doctor :   start with jogging for short rthen long
Doctor :   and then sprint
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since there are many patients in queue I can take long with you
Doctor :   Bye
User :   ok bye
User :   thanks for the consultation
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