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Hormonal tests for testosterone levels, phimosis, circumcision - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i suspect that i am having Low Testosterone
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what makes you think so ?
User :   i like to know the symptons of Low Testosterone?
User :   i have lost decreased sexual desire
User :   erectile dysfunction
Doctor :   loss of sexual drive,erectile dysfunction , reduced facial and body hair are the symptoms
Doctor :   have you done any hormonal tests ?
User :   No..
Doctor :   with just the symptoms , we cannot say that there is low testosterone
Doctor :   you must see a doctor and get hormonal tests done
User :   how much doctor will charge for hormonal test
Doctor :   it may cost around 500 to 100ors for initial evaluation
Doctor :   100o rs*
Doctor :   1000 rs*
User :   how long will hormonal test will take?
Doctor :   depends on the institution you get it done
Doctor :   reports will come by a day or 2
User :   oh okay
User :   what is the treatment available for curing low testromone
Doctor :   it can be treated by hormonal replacements
User :   how long to cure completely from Low Testromone by hormonal replacements
User :   take*
Doctor :   The cure depends on the cause.
Doctor :   You may need further tests, if the testosterone levels is found low.
Doctor :   The test will be done under the guidance of an andrologist.
Doctor :   The test will decide the course of treatment and duration of treatment.
Doctor :   Do you follow?
User :   yes...
User :   any side effects
User :   ?
Doctor :   Do you mean side effects of testosterone supplements?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Testosterone replacement do cause side effects.
Doctor :   The treatment with testosterone replacement is approved if the advantage is more than the side effects.
Doctor :   Do you follow?
User :   yeah...
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   how much treatment hostiptal charge for curing low testosterone..
Doctor :   Treatment depends on the symptoms you have, and varies among doctor.
User :   approxamately
Doctor :   You would be treated on out patient basis.
User :   means?
Doctor :   I mean, absolute hospitalisation in a hospital may not be necessary.
Doctor :   You will be evaluated for the cause and if low testosterone levels(hypogonadism) is found
Doctor :   you will be prescribed medication to replace the testosterone.
Doctor :   The prescribed medication need to be taken from home.
User :   first i need to go for hormonal test right?
Doctor :   May I know the symptoms you have?
Doctor :   Since you report of reduced sexual desire and erectile dysfunction,
User :   loss of sexual drive,erectile dysfunction, tiredness,
Doctor :   I would suggest you to consult andrologist first.
Doctor :   You could opt for the tests after the initial consultation.
Doctor :   Hope it is clear to you.
User :   yeah..can you refer any good andrologist in Coimbatore
Doctor :   Give me a few minutes.
User :   okay...
User :   i have tight foreskin
User :   what is the cure for it..
Doctor :   Tight foreskin that causes difficult to retract the foreskin
Doctor :   is cured by surgical means.
Doctor :   Circumcision is the best treatment for tight foreskin.
Doctor :   Less intense treatment for the same condition is by use of lubricants such as petrolleum jelly, saliva or KY Jelly.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   should i need to admit in the hospital for treatment
Doctor :   Circumcision is a minor procedure done under local anaesthesia.
Doctor :   You may be need to stay in the hospital for few hours.
Doctor :   However absolute admission is definitely not indicated.
User :   can you refer good hostiptal for circumcision in coimbatore
Doctor :   Any urologist or general surgeon will be able to perform the procedure.
User :   how much for treatment for circumsion doctor charge
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