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Cost of circumcision surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi xxxx
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i had contacted you lst week
User :   ya
User :   can i know weather circumcision will be covered under mediclaim
User :   if not can the doctor give me some other reason so that i can claim my mediclaim
Doctor :   How many years have you been covered?
User :   if the circumcision is the reasom then i wont get mediclaim
User :   its the mediclaim from icici which is given by my co
User :   so i want to know if i get circumcised then will the doctor give me the bills of some other operation so that i can claim
Doctor :   Ok- look if your policy states that pre- exixiting diseases are not covered then- it wont be covered
User :   i am sure that circumcision is not covered
Doctor :   No- I don't think any hospital will do what you are asking for
User :   so doctors can can give the reason for operation is piles and then they can give the bills relating to piles operation
User :   ok
User :   because i dont want to shell out 0000 from my pocket
Doctor :   We have many doctors on our team- so I do not know whom you have spoken to last week..
User :   i dont remember the name
Doctor :   What is the problem- Is it Phimosis( not able to retract the foreskin)
User :   ya
User :   the foreskin is very tight and its uncomfortable to pull back
Doctor :   how old are you/
User :   25
Doctor :   which area Of Bangalore are you in?
Have you had an appointment fixed and seen an Urologist?
Doctor :   / general surgeon for a physical examination?
User :   no not yet.. to get an appointment i want to make sure that circumcision is covered under mediclaim
Doctor :   If the cost is what is bothering you you can check out our price calculator on the home page-
User :   is it
User :   i will do that
Doctor :   the cost will change depending upon what ward/ hospital you choose
User :   thanks
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye\
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