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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi How can I help you?
User :   Nice to meet you here.
Doctor :   thanks
Doctor :   do you have any medical queries?
User :   I am having Sinus problem. I was asked to do an opearion before 1 year. since i was havnig busy schedule in my work, i was not able to.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you suffering from the problem even now?
User :   Yes i think. i will get afffected by cold once in month...
Doctor :   ok
User :   Like i wanted to ask you how long will it take for this opearion...
Doctor :   it depends on the operation
Doctor :   are you getting an operation called Septoplasty?
Doctor :   or is it FESS?
Doctor :   do yu know this?
User :   Sorry no idea. I got to look it in the reports.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   tell me , do you get headaches in the morning or evening
User :   No. Some times in the middle of the night when i am working in computers...
Doctor :   did your ENT surgeon say that you have a deviated nasal septum?
User :   yes. i remember. and i have Xray of my nose in which the bone(i dono what do you call --- it comes from the middle of the eye brrows to nose) is slightly devidated to left side.
Doctor :   ok
User :   what should i do now.
Doctor :   most of these surgeries are single day procedures, with admission required for a couple of days
Doctor :   surgery wil be max one hour
User :   i just wanted to know how long should i be in rest after this operation.... so that i can plan my schedule
User :   what is the name of the surgery.
Doctor :   If the surgery is only for the deviation of nasal septum, it is called Septoplasty
User :   ok. how long should i be in rest?
Doctor :   not much actually
User :   ok. how i can come back to work with in 2 days????
Doctor :   maximum you will have to rest for four days
Doctor :   you seem to be a workaholic
Doctor :   anyway
Doctor :   are you looking to get this surgery done now?
User :   Yes i am thinking of that.
Doctor :   where do you live in bangalore?
User :   I will do it within march.
User :   I am in CV XXXXXXXX Nagar
Doctor :   do you have a surgeon lined up for the procedure?
User :   No as now. as i said i consulted a doctor in my native before 1 year.
Doctor :   we can help you get in touch with an ENT specailsit and get you a discount in certain hospitals in bangalore
Doctor :   if you confirm your contact details we could give you call and give you the details
Doctor :   Email : YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Mobile : 0000
User :   yes you are right.
User :   contact details are right.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   one of our docs will get in touch with you
User :   ok fine. But can you please tell him to contact me in weekends?
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   bye for now then
User :   Thanks thank you very much. May i know your name?
Doctor :   Dr. Jaikishan here
Doctor :   bye for now
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