Gain Weight

Your doctor may advise you to increase your body weight if you are underweight. It is important to do so in a healthy way by eating and drinking nutrient-dense foods and not by consuming empty calories and junk food which will do more harm in the long run.

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How to help my friend gain weight?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend is too thin and weak. She had TB when she was young. Her blood group is O and Rh positive. Please advise something to help her gain weight.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case thoroughly and can well understand your genuine concerns. I want to assure you that you do not have to worry as everything is going to be fine soon.   Read Full »

How to handle hemorrhoids that affect my mood badly?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an eating disorder before 16 years. It stressed my health very severely for around 5 years. Now, I am 35 years old. Also, I suffer from hemorrhoids, which affect my mood very severely. I have social impairments as my emotions are no longer clean. This is really an important issue f...  Read Full »


Dr. Youness Tanani

Nutritionist, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For hemorrhoids, Tronolane (Pramoxine) is the best, if are external already. But, if are internal hemorrhoids, then need to follow another way of treatment. Losing weight is normal in your case, because you are losing red blood cells by the hemorrhoids. To my best knowled...  Read Full »

How can a genetically skinny person gain weight?

Query: I am 22 years old but I have been skinny my all life but now people been saying that I'm too skinny one at alot I am genetic skinny I want to gain weight  Read Full »


Dr. Revathi Sundaramurthy

Ayurveda Specialist, Yoga Specialist, Nutritionist, Dietician

Answer: Hello, welcome to icliniq, Don't worry and stress upon unnecessary things and spoil your future. Beauty doesn't lie in your physic its more about internal beauty. I can understand your feeling, i know how you feel! but once you age you will feel all these doesn't matter. Moreover you are apt for...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest me any solution to gain weight.

Query: Hello Sir/Ma'am !Im suffering from tonsillitis since 3 years due to which mah be i dont eat properly ..But mow i eat food twice a day eavh time 3 chapatis even then i don't gain weight. Kindly suggest me any solution to gain weight as i also have white discharge problem from vargina.  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, I see that you have chronic tonsillitis due to which you dont take food properly and lost weight You can take protein supplements for weight gain But before that have you evaluated for your tonsillitis issue, have you done any blood investigations, consulted any ENT Doctor regarding this. if so...  Read Full »

How to gain weight soon?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I am unable to gain weight. I am in depression as I am underweight. My weight is 49 kilograms. Currently, I am taking homeopathy medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Take Nutrigain granules (Ashwagandha with Shatavari) one teaspoon two times a day with lukewarm milk and add a half teaspoon of Desi ghee or clarified butter in lukewarm milk. It will help you in gaining weight. Also, learn exercises which...  Read Full »

Can I use mass gainers to increase weight?

Query: Hello sir i m 22 but my weight is just 50 and my height is 5'6 its not matter of cosukt but mah body weight is matter of cunslt plz advide any mass gainer plz..My body growth is not helping me my bones are so thin that i cant show any one plz send me how to grow them plz. Sir any tablet any thing......  Read Full »


Dr. Saseendar S

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Dear, I understand your problem and your worries attached to it. Body habitus, which is the way a person's build looks irrespective of the amount or type of intake he has, depends largely on the metabolic rate of the person and the activity level of the person, though the quality of balanced food ...  Read Full »

Can masturbation prevent you from gaining weight?

Query: Very good afternoon Doctor,My question is I'm 19 years old boy and in this lockdown period I'm doing physical exercise for single hour daily. It has been three months now and with workout I'm also taking healthy diet to increase my weight but with that I'm doing masturbation by alternate days. Is it...  Read Full »


Dr. Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Fitness Expert, Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Thank you for asking question, I have understood your concern about gaining a weight, see to gain weight basic thing is to gain much protein intake like pulses, soyabean and many various other but no need to add non vegetarian diet unnecessary. you need to do workout daily twice and especia...  Read Full »

What foods to eat to gain weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male. My height is 5'11" and weight is 58.5 kg. I would like to gain body weight. I am have a problem of pimples with pus on face for the past four years. I had never taken any artificial mass gainer or protein. I am a pure vegetarian. My lipid profile result is as f...  Read Full »


Dr. Swapan Banerjee

Dietician, Fitness Expert, Nutritionist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I can advise you to take more fiber rich foods so that bowels stay clear without any constipation. Plenty of vegetables like gourds and more of mix vegetables. Two to four types of fruits mainly banana, guava and berries. You have oily skin so a...  Read Full »

Why is my daughter's growth not normal?

Query: Hi doctor,Today, I took my 4.8 years old daughter, who is about 13 kg weight and 94 cm height, to a free growth screening camp. The Doctor has suggested the following laboratory tests. LFT, KFT, TSH, CBC, P/S, ESR, vitamin D3, TTG, IgA level, urine and stool routine. She has also prescribed Bandy P...  Read Full »


Dr. Sirisha

Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your daughter's weight and height are just on the lower side of normal. At this age, if everything else is normal, then height is usually constitutional or genetic, which depends on parental weight and height. They might have the growth spurt later. ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a powder to gain weight.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old male. My uric acid level is 7.2. Can I consume some powder for gaining weight? Sometime, I feel stiffness and joint pain. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Kahlil Subramanian

Yoga Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Nutritionist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your uric acid level is merely elevated and it is borderline. But, there is no need to scare all about it. The most excellent way to gain your weight is through exercise and proper diet. You possibly may gain your weight in a healthy approach without taking any kind of s...  Read Full »

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