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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello.
Doctor :   hello
User :   i want to know about hair transplantation surgery ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there anythin like that ?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   yes
User :   age 24. single, No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there is hair transplantation
Doctor :   and hair restoration surgery
Doctor :   done
User :   can u explain that in detail ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   the point of hair transplantation surgery
Doctor :   is to take hair from the side portions (peripheral portion )of the scalp
Doctor :   and transplant it on the centre
Doctor :   where there is usually hair loss
Doctor :   thats because
Doctor :   the peripheral hairs are far less
Doctor :   prone to hair fall than the central hairs
User :   i have lost hair in the front portion..almost nothin there..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the hair follicles taken from the back of the head are genetically resistant to baldness, no matter where they are transplanted.
User :   so will that be having side effects ??
Doctor :   are you having any other health problems?
User :   no nothin at all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   is there somethin like scalps from other parts of the body are taken and transplanted to head ?
User :   nothin.
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   there are a few side effects to
Doctor :   hair transplantation
Doctor :   first is numbness
Doctor :   around the place from where the hair is taken
User :   ok
Doctor :   it usually disappears by itself
Doctor :   there can be also a slight
Doctor :   temporary swelling in the area
Doctor :   infection, scarring, and bleeding
Doctor :   are extremely rare complications
User :   oh... ok....
Doctor :   headache
Doctor :   temporary bleeding
Doctor :   scabs and hiccoughs
Doctor :   but most of these are temporary
Doctor :   to prevent further hair loss
Doctor :   you can start by taking a healthy diet
Doctor :   avoid excess sun exposure
Doctor :   and avoid harsh chemicals on the hair
Doctor :   use herbal products
User :   is it advisable to do this ? i want to fix my baldness.
User :   what about hair restoration ?
Doctor :   it can be done in a good centre
User :   how much will it cost and which are the hospitals that are doing this ?
Doctor :   the cost depends upon the centre
Doctor :   there are several centres doing it
User :   roughly how much will it cost ? any idea ?
User :   do you know any hospitals ?
Doctor :   as of now we dont have a database
User :   ok
Doctor :   For very good information on hairfall and other hair problems I recommend you to this website
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   yes..
User :   its correct
Doctor :   also i would suggest MEN'S ULTRA NOURISH HAIR
Doctor :   to prevent further hair loss\
Doctor :   One tab daily after food
Doctor :   its a GNC pharma produst
Doctor :   For Details Visit and Buy the product
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   i can help you with?
User :   u didnt tell me the rough cost for hair transplantation ?
Doctor :   as i told you
Doctor :   it depends
Doctor :   upon the centre
User :   which are the hospitals ?
Doctor :   venkat charmalaya is one
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   nothing .. thanks for your time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   bye
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