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Reducing stretch marks after weight loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doc
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   well i have lost a lot of weight in past 1 year
User :   like 20 kgs
Doctor :   ok
User :   because of that i have got stretch marks all over my body
User :   how to get rid of them?
Doctor :   ok
User :   i will be getting married in a few months
Doctor :   ok
User :   so how to get rid of the stretch marks?
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   the thing is intially i was fat all over
Doctor :   ok
User :   then when i started to loose weight my chest is still bulkier as beore
User :   it fells really ackward
Doctor :   ok
User :   my waist came down fom 40 to 34
Doctor :   have you treid toning exercises?
User :   which toning exerciese doc?
Doctor :   pectoral exrcises
User :   nope
Doctor :   any weights
User :   yes
User :   i am doing weights
Doctor :   ok
User :   i walk swim and do weights 6 days a week
Doctor :   i suggest that you also do pectoral exercises to tone up your chest
User :   which exercises?
Doctor :   i also suggest a high protein diet
User :   where can i get details for pectoral exercises?
Doctor :   as losing a lot of weight make you feel unhealthy
User :   well i used to take a lot of protein suppliment also
User :   whey protein, glutamine
User :   etc
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i am not being able to gain muscle mass and strength
Doctor :   try taking a healthy diet
User :   well now how can u define healthy diet
User :   in morning after gym i have a glass of milk , wheat flakes a banana and apple
Doctor :   more proteins like soya milk
Doctor :   egg white
User :   then in afternoon i have 3 chapatis and vegetables and salad
Doctor :   more fresh fruits and vegetables
User :   then in night i have 2 chapatis and chicken
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i know your name doc?
Doctor :   also if you want to build mucle mass
User :   and which field u specialise in?
Doctor :   we can recommend a few products
User :   sure it would be nice
Doctor :   i am a general practitioner
User :   ok so which products do u recommend?
Doctor :   SOY PROTEIN 95
Doctor :   is a good product
Doctor :   its natural
Doctor :   one scoop two times a day withnwater
User :   ok
User :   i will try that
User :   i had recommendations from my gym instructor for these products
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it helps in overall protein supplementation
User :   conjugated linoleic acid
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggested soy protein for overall protein requirement
Doctor :   as loss of lean body mass
Doctor :   as has happened in your case is harmful
Doctor :   to the body
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   for futher advice on high protein diet
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   what type of tests to be done to check whether i have normal reproductive system
User :   yes perfect the details are correct
Doctor :   do you mean to test for infertility?
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there is a semen examination done
Doctor :   which measures sperm count, motility
Doctor :   etc
User :   what do we need to go and say to the lab?
Doctor :   a sample can be given and they will evaluate
User :   which test?
User :   do u suggest i first meet an endocrine specialist and then go for tests
Doctor :   semen analysis
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   you could also meet an andrologist
User :   i will do that
Doctor :   who specializes in infertility
User :   well i have a card of a doc who is endocrinologist
User :   he is MD, DM endocrinology
Doctor :   where are you staying?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can consult him
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but an infertility clinic would help you better
Doctor :   We suggest to get the investigations done at a reputed lab
User :   well were you the one with whom i had a word in morning?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya i am there
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   well i am not really sure now
Doctor :   about?
User :   but will get back to you really soon
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anuthing else?
User :   i am quite confused about my body right now
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am not really sure what is wrong if something is wrong
Doctor :   why do you feel something is wrong?
User :   i will consult this doc and get back to you in a couple of days
Doctor :   sure
User :   i said about my chest
Doctor :   yes
User :   big and again recently i thought i have erection problems
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i am not sure whether its physical or psycological
Doctor :   are you having a big chest or big breasts?
User :   i will consult this doc and get back to you
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   chest which looks like breast
User :   thats all for now
User :   thanks a lot doc
Doctor :   pectoral muscles can sometimes look like breasts
User :   so u based n banglore?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   i doubt its muscles becuse its very loose
User :   bye
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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