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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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Are there any supplements to help my fiance gain weight without any side effcts?

Query: Hello doctor. My fiance is very thin and looks pale. We have our marriage in five months, so I would like to know a few supplements he can take to gain weight and look fit and healthy. Supplements that do not cause side effects and at the same time that give good results. He is 32 years old and wei...  Read Full »


Shakuntala Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclliniq.com. First, I would like to know his lifestyle, eating habits, and workout routine or daily routine. For healthy weight gain, he needs to include nuts and dry fruits on a daily basis. Start with three to four dates in the morning, and eat wholesome food that includes a vari...  Read Full »

Do I gain weight if I eat a small quantity of high-calorie food?

Query: Hello doctor,Do calories matter if the portion size is small? An example, one snack-size mini burger is 780 calories, or 6 oz of ice cream is 580 calories. Will that still count as weight gain because of calories alone? Even though the portion size is the size of a gumball.  Read Full »


Debasish Dutta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In your case, as per your information, BMI (body mass index): 49.42 and a weight of 147.42 kgs is morbid obesity class. Your target weight should be 71.50 Kgs, BMR = 1478 Kcal/day. Total daily energy requirement = 1774 Kcal/day if you are in a sedentary lifestyle and 2...  Read Full »

I am a 20-year-old male and wish to gain weight. Please help.

Query: Hi,I am a 20-year-old male with a height of 5 ’ 10 " and a weight of about 135 lbs. I was wondering how I can gain weight. My body does not appear to gain much weight in the past few years and I do not know if there is something wrong with me. Please help.  Read Full »


Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Thank you for posting your query. You can also opt for a call consultation. You need to accept that weight loss is as difficult as weight gain. But it will happen gradually, not fast. I will need some more details for a proper medical diagnosi...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to use a muscle mass gainer to gain weight?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 17 years old. Can I use muscle mass gainer to gain weight?  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, you should check your thyroid level, stress level, bone density and worm test. If all the above tests are fine, then follow the chart. Daily exercise with proper diet will help you in achieving your weight with fitness. You have to eat every 2 hours. You hav...  Read Full »

What medicines can help in gaining weight?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22 year old male, and I am very thin. So, I want to gain weight. Is there any medicine that I can take to gain weight? If yes, then please tell me the name.  Read Full »


Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you get the following tests done. Thyroid level. Stress level. Bone density. Worm test.  Daily exercise with proper diet will help you gain weight with fitness. Eat every two hours. You have to eat high-protein foods. I have given you a diet chart. I have als...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest an appetite enhancer to increase my weight.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. My height is 5'8" and weight is 53 kg. I want to gain weight. I do not feel hungry. I want to increase my appetite so that I can eat more. I also do not eat junk foods. I have always been underweight. I used a syrup to increase appetite when I was 14. But, I did ...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.There are food items which can act as appetizers instead of any syrup. But, if you find that syrup, then you can have it.Have tomato soups every day at 12 noon before lunch. Have carrot and cucumber salad in the evening or mid noon every day.Take a bowl of yogurt daily du...  Read Full »

Can masturbation prevent you from gaining weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old male. During this lockdown period, I am doing physical exercise daily for an hour. It has three months now. Along with workouts, I am taking a healthy diet to increase my weight. But I am doing masturbation on alternate days. Is it fine? Do I need to stop doing mastu...  Read Full »


Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. For gaining weight, you need to take more proteins in your diet such as pulses, soybeans, and others. You need to do a workout twice daily and do aerobic exercise. Along with it, do yoga pranayam and meditation. Learn Sudarshan Kriya breathing...  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 »


Youness Tanani

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 »

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 »


Swapan Banerjee

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 »

Please give a suggestion to gain muscle weight without any protein powders.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 17 years old. My weight is 62 kg and my height is 5'9". I workout daily and I want to gain some muscles without supplements like protein powders. I want a muscularity and not fat.  Read Full »


Jesal Parag Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your height, you are slightly underweight. Your IBW (ideal body weight) should be 70 kg and you should consume 70 gm of protein daily. Protein supplements are for people who do not consume enough protein in their diet. 1. You can indulge yourself in wei...  Read Full »

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