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Reducing weight drastically, flatulence and low appetite, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi, I am aged 45 yrs, male. I had consulted Doctor on this site few days back. Can you refer to that. tks.
Doctor :   Can i help you on this?
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have been loosing flesh. I wanted to check on that. My height is 165 cms and wt is 63 kg. But whosoever sees me after sometimes remarks "That I have reduced drastically". can you advise on this. tks.
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if you have a history of diabetes or high blood pressure ?
Doctor :   may i know if you have a history of diabetes or high blood pressure ?
User :   45 yrs, male
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   could you please give me 2 mins
Doctor :   so that i can read your chat with the doctor earlier
User :   I got routine tests done on 20.9.10. The reports were normal.
Doctor :   so that i can know the condition well
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you there ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i see that you were advised to see a gastroenterologist
Doctor :   did you see the doctor?
User :   yes
User :   Not yet. The doctor consulted earlier wanted me to check on my weight. which I did and are sharing the detials. I have not lost any weight since Sep 10. Do I still neet to see a Gastroenterologist?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your weight is fine for your height
Doctor :   i would suggest you include lots of protein in your diet
Doctor :   this would be helpful
Doctor :   do you have any symptoms?
Doctor :   like digestion problems, loose motions , constipation ,etc?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would suggest you to follow the right diet
User :   Flatulence is one and low appetite.
Doctor :   that would be increased protein , reduce spicy food and also have sufficient calories
Doctor :   do you want to consider the diet plan
Doctor :   from our dietitian
Doctor :   she will design a personalized diet for you
Doctor :   please give me your phone no and log in details
User :   Can you let me know?
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for the details
Doctor :   our customer team will call you and fix an appointment shortly
Doctor :   are there any health queries for me to help you ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   consider drinking a glass of warm water in the morning when you wake up
Doctor :   also avoid spicy food
Doctor :   keep the diet rich in green vegetables and fruits
User :   Can you suggest remedy for flatulence and low appetite?
Doctor :   reduce coffee and tea intake
Doctor :   daily physical activity and deep breathing will help a lot
Doctor :   also , make sure you have food on time
Doctor :   chew the food well before you swallow it
Doctor :   i would suggest you eat a right breakfast
Doctor :   keep it wholesome
Doctor :   and then lunch should be moderate
Doctor :   and dinner should be light
Doctor :   eat on time
Doctor :   avoid junk food
Doctor :   if you smoke or consume alcohol , please try to stop it
Doctor :   you may take PUDHINHARA capsule
Doctor :   it is an ayurvedic preparation
Doctor :   it will help in flatulence
Doctor :   drink lots of water , that is very important
Doctor :   around 3 lts a day would be great
Doctor :   you can also try gelusil or mucaine gel syrup
Doctor :   1 tsp half hour before meals
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are there any more questions for me ?
Doctor :   pleasure here
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
User :   yes. tks.
Doctor :   good day
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   no tks.
User :   good day to you as well
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