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Have got operated for lipoma in other city. Need to get the stitches removed. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
User:HI My Name XXXXXX and I work with XXXXXXX
Doctor:How can I help you?
Doctor:Yes,XXXXXX How are you?
User:I got operated for lipoma around 12 days back in Mysore
User:Now I need to get the stitches removed in bangalore.
User:Just wanted to check with you if this can be done here
Doctor:Yes. It can be removed here.
User:I dont have any reports as everything was taken care by the Hospital guys under the Group Insurance and I haven't got the discharge summary yet
Doctor:You can consult any nearby doctor / surgeon at a clinic and he should be able to remove the stitches.
User:So can you suggest any place where I can go and get it removed which is a part of health care magic
User:These are not the normal stitches and its kind of stapler pins that they have put.
Doctor:If the wound has healed well and the suture placed on the skin, the doctors here will be able to remove it.
User:I called up XXXXXXX appolo hospital but they are insisting on the hospital reports before they can get it removed
Doctor:I see, you have got the wound stapled. It can be removed with a specific staple removing sutures which will be available at any surgeon's office or hospital.
User:can you suggest any one near bannerghatta road.
User:I ll go and get it removed
Doctor:If you do not have any reports with you, you can visit the doctor at his clinic/hospital, he can evaluate the wound and then consider when it is best to remove it.
User:Does healthcare magic have any tie ups with any of the hospitals.
User:if there are any please suggest me
Doctor:We are not tied up with any hospitals,
User:Hmmm ok
Doctor:This link contains the list of General surgeons practising in Bangalore.
Doctor:I couldn't see one at Banerghatta, but
Doctor:you can find one close to your locality.
Doctor:If you have your discharge summary with you
Doctor:you can visit one doctor/hospital and they should be able to help you.
User:oh thats great...
User:thank you so much
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:no thats all
User:thank you
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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