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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   yes i am 22 years old and I have a problem gaining weight. I just had my baby Feb 10 I had gotten up to 153 pounds after birth I weighed 132 now the weight is quickly falling off. Its makes me miserable to be small I was happy at 132. But my problem is I dont seem to have an appetite. I have tried vitamins, exercise, eating more and nothing helps what can I do. I am really depressed by my body weight please help me
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   let me read what you have typed
User :   what should i do i only have five minutes dont have the money to pay for this
Doctor :   do you have any other symptoms?
Doctor :   please provide details of past medical illness if any
User :   no i was around 132 in high school and then suddenly i just started losing weight
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   are you still breast feeding the baby?
User :   no
Doctor :   is there nausea, upper stomach discomfort present?
User :   no
Doctor :   when was your last complete health checkup done?
User :   6 weeks after birth
Doctor :   i recommend you to get a repeat check done to see what other problems could be present
Doctor :   and get investigations like
Doctor :   complete blood counts, hormonal analysis, and thyroid check done
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