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Gynecomastia problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   how r u sir
User :   ??
Doctor :   i am fine?
Doctor :   please go ahead with your query
User :   sir im suffering from GYnecomastia since 6yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   20yrs., Student, ---, single, yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having this problem?
User :   6yrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any medicine for it
Doctor :   did you get yourself evaluated previously?
User :   im also suffering from OCD
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any medicines for ocd?'
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what drugs?
User :   Uvox(Fluvaxamine150mg) daily
Doctor :   ok
User :   It helps me a lot
Doctor :   since when are you having ocd?
User :   around 6yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and you have been using fluvoxamine evr since?
User :   since 2006
User :   2 yrsd
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you gotten your hormones evaluated?
User :   no sir
User :   but a doctor without
Doctor :   i suggest that you visit an endocrinologist
User :   pathological examination said that
Doctor :   and get yourself checked to rule out
Doctor :   hormonal abnormalities
User :   ur testosterone level is good
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have they checked thyroid?
Doctor :   hormones?
User :   NO
Doctor :   have you used sertraline before?
User :   co
User :   no
Doctor :   or fluoxetine
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   only fluvoxamine
Doctor :   then the breast enlargement may not be due to the drugs
User :   yes
User :   im sure bot it
Doctor :   i suggest that you get your thyroid hormones
User :   becoz sir
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   and also ACTH
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   and growth hormone levels need to be evaluated
Doctor :   once the cause is known
User :   ok
Doctor :   the appropriate treatment can be given
Doctor :   also are you overweight?
User :   78 kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and your height?
User :   5" 8
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are cosmetic surgeries
Doctor :   for gynaecomastia
Doctor :   but that can be thought of if medical
Doctor :   therapy is not feasible
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
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Doctor :   Please confirm your details
User :   Sir bt i may not afford sugery
Doctor :   first you need to get evaluated
User :   ok
User :   so
Doctor :   to rule out hormonal anomalies
Doctor :   if there is a hormonal cause
User :   GH, AcTH, T3, T4, TSH?
Doctor :   then t can be appropriately treated
Doctor :   consult an endocrinologist first
Doctor :   We suggest to get the investigations done at a reputed lab, like THYROCARE. You can find out the nearest location at WWW.WWWW.WW User :   Sir how can i consult you again after evaluation
Doctor :   you can always come onto chat or
Doctor :   you can email us at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   or you can phone at 91-80-0000
Doctor :   (Mon - Fri, 12PM to 6PM)
Doctor :   also try to reduce weight
User :   ok thank u very much sir
Doctor :   as your bmi is 27
Doctor :   it needs to be 25
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   try exercises and diet control
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
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User :   sir im controlling my diet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and exercise?
Doctor :   you can get more diet tips at the website
User :   not yet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you do walking 1/2 hr everyday
Doctor :   starting
Doctor :   and then slowly increase
Doctor :   jogging or treadmill
User :   sir i will try to follow ur invaluable suggestions
Doctor :   is equally good
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   No sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   Thank u very much
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