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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i want to know about Hait transplantation
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   What exactly do you want to know about? The details, cost?
User :   i want to know the process, results, cost
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Hair transplantation is done in male pattern of baldness where there is loss of hair from the front of the head.
Doctor :   The principle behind this is that the hairs on the centre and top of the head are weak and more prone to fall
Doctor :   Hence, they are replaced by hairs taken from the sides of the head which are more resistant to fall
User :   ok
Doctor :   and transplanted in the front.
Doctor :   It is usually done after all methods and drugs have been tried.
User :   ok
User :   & wat about the life of hairs tht are transplanted
Doctor :   The procedure is done in sittings.
Doctor :   They are longer and resistant to fall.
Doctor :   As you may have observed that men dont lose their side burns
User :   ya
User :   & wat is the cost factor
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   The cost depends on the extent of the baldness and the procedure involved.
Doctor :   If the hair that is to be transplanted does not sit then sutures may have to be applied.
User :   wat do u mean by sutures
Doctor :   It could vary anywhere between Rs25,000-70,000
Doctor :   Stitches
Doctor :   It would require multiple sittings.
Doctor :   The expense is for the whole procedure.
User :   ok
Doctor :   The side effects are usually minimal. There could be numbness of the scalp
Doctor :   or pain, that can be treated with pain killers or will be resolved by itself.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hair texture could change
Doctor :   density may not be maintained
Doctor :   There could be a fake appearance in some.
User :   ok
User :   can u suggest good centre for the same
Doctor :   And sometimes the site may not accept the grafts.
User :  
can u suggest good hospitals in India for the same
Doctor :   Where are you presently located?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   ?
Doctor :   Please wait for a moment.
Doctor :   You can visit their website for further details
User :   i asked can u pls tell me any hospital in banglore
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please wait for a moment
User :   ok
User :   thnks doctor
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ur based in pune or wat
Doctor :   We are Bangalore based.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   can u tell me some thing about migrain
User :   ya i have filled
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Migraine headache is caused due to vascular disturbances,
Doctor :   It classically comes in stages
User :   ok
Doctor :   Migraine is different from other headaches in the sense that patients have what is known as an AAAAAAA
Doctor :   patients have blurred vision, feeling of nausea, irritability
User :   Actually i am headche now a days on daily basis...iam confused tht it is migrain or wat?
Doctor :   that indcates that he is about to get an attack.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   how can i confirm
Doctor :   Do you have any of the symptoms I mentioned?
User :   i some times get irritated by noise or light
Doctor :   How often do you get the headache? Since when have you started getting headaches?
User :   may be say from past 1 & a half year
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   & now a days to im getting it daily
Doctor :   Is there any nausea or blurred vision?
User :   as day goes on it starts
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is it more during evening times?
User :   im not able to undersatnd abt nausea...can u explain a bit wat it is?
User :   ya it is in eve times mostly
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   That resembles a tension type headache, rather than a migraine
User :   ok
Doctor :   As far as I can make out from what you have told me.
User :   how can i cure it
Doctor :   I suggest that you try to relieve stress by yoga or meditation.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try to avoid stress as much as possible, by planning your schedule before hand,
Doctor :   Try to get frequent breaks from staring at the computer
User :   ok
User :   Doctor one more thing i want to ask
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   thts some thing personal
Doctor :   Sure
User :   i m engaged n had sex with my fiancee few weeks earlier
Doctor :   oK
User :   n now she had missed her date for periods
User :   so how can we make tht she is preg or not
Doctor :   You need to get her checked up with a Urine pregnancy strip
User :   & how to do tht
User :   can u explain me in detail
Doctor :   You can get a kit in any medical store
Doctor :   she should test in an early morning urine sample of hers
Doctor :   as per the instructions written on top
Doctor :   and read the result
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   & if it comes out positive thn wat to do...
Doctor :   Then she should consult a gynaecologist for hormonal medicines or abortion as the case may be.
Doctor :   As we are Bangalore based we do not have the necessary information,
Doctor :   though we will be launching shortly
User :   thnks doctor
User :   for ur help
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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