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A 20-year-old male asked:

Remedies for poor digestive system? i don't gain weight at all because of some unknown reason. weight is 50 kg, height 6 ft, age 21

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Probiotics: Need balance of micro organisms in your gut. Take plenty of yogurt & buttermilk but avoid all other dairy. Drink plenty of water.may have to take probiotics from pharmacy.Cut down carbohydrates & eat fresh vegetables & fruits.Can have plenty of proteins & nuts daily.
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Under weight: This is definitely under weight and to know the cause would require afuller history.This could be due to your diet, thyroid problems, parasites, or a number of other things. You need to be seen to have this checked out. Hope this helps and you are feeling well soon.
Last updated Jun 9, 2015

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