Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
130 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
  • question-icon

    Suffer from sinusitis and myasthenia gravis. Need to gain weight. Any suggestions?

Hi doctor! Ever since I was extremely ill from sinusitis and myasthenia gravis I cannot seem to gain my weight back. Correction, I gained back the 10 pounds but for some reason I lost my butt and my thighs... I look tiny. Are there any suggestions? I am starting to work out more often, hopefully I will start to see a positive difference. I know most people increase their protein intake in order to gain more healthy weight in the right areas, but recall that with this disorder I should lower my protein intake. Any advice would be great, I just want my womanly body back.
Christina Mueller
Tue, 25 Jun 2013
Report Abuse
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
To gain weight in the presence of chronic illnesses needs a careful diet regimen and a regular exercise. You need to have more of body building foods rich in protein. Do consult a dietitian for the same.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Hello. I have myasthenia gravis I was diagnosed Oct 2007. I am a big woman and I have asked my doctor to help me with weight loss and she tells me...

Recent questions on  Immune mediated disorder

doctor1 MD

I have extreme scalp psoriasis . What remedies do you recommend? I currently use the clobetosal propionate shampoo .05%, Also use, alternate, with...

doctor1 MD

Hi. I'm a 55 year old Caucasian female, with recursive/remitting MS for a little over 20 years. The physical effect is minimal. Presently I use...

doctor1 MD

My almost 12 year old daughter has suffered from dark circles under her eyes for years. She has been very pale for the last 1-2 months. Her sleep...

doctor1 MD

Hi, is it possible for me, female, to get A n infection frm anal intercorse, frmA man ,he is large.....we Are both monogamous,, and hiv

doctor1 MD

I have polymyaglia rheumatica and have gradually reduced the steroids (prendnisolone) incrementally from 25mg down to 3 over a period of about 15...

doctor1 MD

I have Hashimoto s that is being treated with 120mg of Armour daily, low vitamin D levels for which I take D3 daily. I have been having gallbladder...