BMI (body mass index) is called a measure of body fat calculated according to the height and weight of a person. Having a BMI of less than 18.5 indicates being underweight. BMI between 18.5 to 24.9 indicates average weight. BMI between 25 and 29.9 means overweight, and BMI above 30 indicates obesity.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old male. I weigh 200.62 Ibs and my height is 5'10". Currently, I am on no medication. I have stretch marks almost all over my body and have been having this for the last 6-7 years. The stretch marks are present on my stomach, shoulder blades, forearm intersection, lower b... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a body mass index - BMI of 28 which comes in overweight category. Stretch marks result from excessive stretching of the skin. So, I will highly recommend you to reduce weight by at least 15.5-17.5 Ibs. Once stretch marks are formed, they are hard to treat. A... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have a concern regarding my weight. I have lost about 2 to 2.5 kg in a month's time. I have not exercised recently. I weighed 74.4 kg last month, and now I weigh 72.8 kg. Moreover, my waist circumference has also decreased. I am worried about this sudden weight loss. Could this indic... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your BMI (body mass index) is 25.36 which is close to the normal range. However, I do understand your concern. Can you provide more details about your lifestyle as well as medical and personal history? Do you smoke cigarettes? Do you have a family history of diabetes... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,My age is 28, height is 176.78 cm and my weight is only 56 kg. I do not have any type of disease. I want to gain weight very fast. In five to six months up to 10 kg. Please suggest me a medicine, syrup, or protein supplement. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Looking at your BMI it is slightly below normal. You must better see a gastroenterologist and get some basic tests done which is quite possibly a diagnosis even if you do not have any other symptoms. Thyroid profile, CBC, anti-Tg antibodies are some test you should ... Read Full »