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Belly Obesity

Belly obesity is the deposition of excess fat in the midsection of the body. Belly fat increases the risk of heart disorders, diabetes, cancers, etc. Belly fat can be reduced by avoiding sugar intake, increasing protein intake, having fiber-rich food, regular exercise, etc.

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I do a minimal activity. Kindly give weight loss advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old IT professional. I have been working for more than six years and have been involved only in minimal physical activities. Recently due to COVID, my work shifted to remote mode, and my level of physical activity has dropped even more. As a result, I have constantly been...  Read Full »

Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I studied your problem carefully, and I am happy that you realized the problem very early. If there is a will, you can find a solution definitely to the problem. I suggest you to make some lifestyle changes. Providing details about your dietary habits will help to evaluat...  Read Full »

Can abdominoplasty help in losing my excess belly fat?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 58-year-old male, weighing 242 pounds with a height of 6 feet 4 inches. I have been struggling with excessive skin around my belly for a long time, and it has affected my mood. People fat-shame me wherever I go, and I feel ashamed even to go to the beach. I read about a procedure ...  Read Full »

Dr. A.k. Tiwari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq, and thank you for choosing us as your provider for health care. I have gone through all your details and appreciate your concern. You need to undergo abdominoplasty along with liposuction for your belly. Abdominoplasty removes excess loose and hanging skin from your belly...  Read Full »

What is the reason for muscle cramps in the bottom part of the belly and pain above the heel of the right leg?

Query: Hello doctor, I have muscle cramps in the bottom part of my belly or sometimes one one side of the belly since two to three years. I have put on a lot of weight and now have a protruding belly. I am taking Presolar twice a day, Tazloc-H, Modlip 10, Neurobion Forte once a day, and Caldikind sachet on...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaveri Dandapani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The first thing I want to address is regarding your weight. I want you to reduce it by 44.09 Ibs within a year. Your HbA1c is high. Even though your PPBS (post-prandial blood sugar) is normal, FBS (fasting blood sugar) is slightly high. For this, I want you to go for ...  Read Full »

I am having belly fat after taking antiretrovirals. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am HIV(Human Immunodeficiency Virus) negative and have been taking Truvada and Tivicay now for exactly one month but have stopped. I am pretty regular at the gym and maintain a consistent weight of about 146 to 149. Over the past month, I have gained about 5 lbs. At times my stomac...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder K. Sachdeva

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I wanted to ask you whether you had taken Truvada and Tivicay as post-exposure Prophylaxis? Belly fat changes which you have developed is one of the side-effect of antiretroviralswhich you had taken. The mechanism underlying is not known. As you are not taking medicines ...  Read Full »

Which factors increase the risk of chest pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old female. I have on and off sharp pain in the left upper chest. Sometimes, it radiates to the neck and sometimes shoulder and upper arm. My ECG, bloods and chest x-ray were normal. With all these tests, is it likely to be the heart? Movement does not seem to influence th...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have carefully worked through your case and can well realize your health worries. Thanks for uploading the details of some laboratory reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your blood pressure and other parameters seem to be normal. Pain at this sit...  Read Full »

Why am I not able to get an erection without using my hands?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I think I have ED. I am not able to get erections on thoughts alone. However, I am able to get an erection if I use my hand. Also, I masturbate twice daily in an upside down position. I did not have sex recently but when I had it, I was not able to get an erect...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I need a little more history to be of any help. Do you have morning erections? Do you ejaculate during urination? Did you always have this problem or only with a recent partner? For more information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.c...  Read Full »

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