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Fibrocystic disease of breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   HI
User :   I was chatting with Dr. XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
This is Dr.Bharath here
User :   I chatted with you yesterday
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Do want to continue with Dr.XXXXXXXX only?
User :   with you because you also know the case
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Ok
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Fine
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I remember yesterday's chat
User :   Dr. XXXXXXXX today told me to take harmones supplement with progestrone without estrogen
Doctor :   Ok

User :   for my cysts
Doctor :  
That is due to the breast condtion you have metnioed
User :   yes
User :   how much i have to take in a day
User :   twice or once a day
Doctor :   You will need to take it on prescription only

Doctor :  
We are not allowed to prescribe here
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It is only to guide you in the right direction
User :   then how come Dr. XXXXXXXX told to take that medicine
Doctor :   She would have suggested you to take progesterone without estrogen

Doctor :  
bcos estrogen is harmful for your breast cyst
User :   She has even prescribed Supractiv for my hubby at the bed time
Doctor :  
If you give me a moment, I will look into what she has suggested
Doctor :   Yes Supractiv, we do

User :   ok
Doctor :  
It is an over the counter drug
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But not hormonal supplements
User :   but my chemist gave me progesterone
Doctor :  
She has suggested you to tell you gynec about progesterone supplements
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in your next visit
User :   ok
Doctor :   I hope you have got it

User :   Want to Ask about Thyroid Scan
Doctor :   Sure

User :   are there two types of Scan
User :   Technical and with Iodine
Doctor :  
No that is the only method
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Have you come across another one?
User :   because one Dr has mentioned Thyroid Scan and another one has mentioned Thyroid Scan (RAUI)
Doctor :   No it is the same

User :   yes because pathology lab people are asking me
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It is done with the help of Radioactive department
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The iodine is radioactive type
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which you will be given to swallow
User :   and for both they are telling me different type
User :   Iodine they say fasting is required and for other its simple
User :   so now what to follow
Doctor :  
Fasting is many times preferred for most of the medical procedures
User :   yeah they give tablet or injection in the vien
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   and for Iodine they are saying one test will be done same day and other one after 24 hours
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
It would be a follow up test
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It usually gets over fast
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done on an outpatient basis
User :   yes they told me this
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Usually 2 tests are done
User :   Regestrone is progestrone without estrogen?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes

User :   ok
Doctor :  
You can cofirm it by seeing the medicament section
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behind the strip of tablets
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where the ingredients will be mentioned
User :   how to confirm from that?
User :   yes its mentioned norethindrone acetate USP 5 mg
User :   is it correct
User :   for my cysts which specility Dr will be good?
User :   Gynae or oncologist?
Doctor :   Yes it is correct

Doctor :  
It has to combine both specialities ideally
Doctor :  
Oncologist would be quite helpful
User :   Hello r u there
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes I am very much here

Doctor :  
I am chatting with few other patients as well
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So, you may notice a delay occasionally
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Kindly bear with it
User :   but one gynae suggest me Danazol and oncologist told me that good you have not taken this medicine
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I would give preference to both
Doctor :   Danazol is indicated in fibrocystic disease
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But onclogist would have something in mind while telling it
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Did he clarify that?
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If no I would suggest you to ask about it during your next visit
Doctor :   Are you there?

User :   yes
User :   some problem with the net
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
No problem
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Do you have any other queries?
User :   Yes he said this medicine is not required as it will harm you more
Doctor :   For what reason?

Doctor :  
Did he tell that?
User :   like periods will completely dried up
Doctor :   Ok

User :   and will have men like characteristic
Doctor :  
Yes that is a side effect
User :   How does Primosa and other tablets I told u yesterday will be helpfull
Doctor :   They are for the purpose of nutrtion

Doctor :   as a supplement

User :   yes that I know but does it have role to play in fibrocystic
Doctor :   Not a direct one

User :   ok
User :   Any Idea of good Gynae Dr in Delhi and oncologist?
Doctor :  
It takes care to see that there is no vitamin defeciency
User :   ok
Doctor :  
as the body needs good nutrition during times of stress especially
User :   fine
Doctor :   You can check it in our database

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On our homepage
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you can click the doctors section
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and see the doctors in your area
User :   ok i will check it up
Doctor :   Also if you want a second opinion for the oncology part

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We do have a superspecialist opinion for it
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It will be better dealt by him than me
User :   how to take that opinion
Doctor :   You can see the name on our home page

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Oncologist Dr AAAAAAA Gupta
User :   ok
User :   fine
Doctor :   Click on his name

Doctor :  
You can see the details
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   thanks I will get back to you on Monday or Tuesday
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Sure
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Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   tomarrow I am getting Thyroid profile
Doctor :   Even for the super specialist opinion
Doctor :  
I suggest you to avail it after all the prescribed tests are done
User :   ok that I will take surely
Doctor :   That would help you better

Doctor :  
rather than taking it today or tomorrow
User :   yeah after the all the test will be done
User :   most probaly wednesday will be the right day
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   thanks for the support
Doctor :  
Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   bye
User :   tc
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