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Tattoo removal methods, Stress reduction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Beauty & Cosmetics
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User :   hello sir,
i need to remove the permanent tatoo from skin
pls. let me know the proceedure
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   when was the tattoo done?
User :   how to remove it from the skin
User :   2 year back
Doctor :   which area of body is it done?
User :   on the left chest
Doctor :   since the tattoo done is permanent, the removal can be tried with Laser treatment by a cosmetic surgeon
Doctor :   but the results can vary from full removal to partial removal
Doctor :   black and dark colord inks can be removed more completely comapred to other colors
Doctor :   as pigments involved get diffused into tissues permanently
User :   its dark colored ink
Doctor :   resulting in difficulty of their removal
Doctor :   for a detailed information on the removal and procedure details, consult a cosmetic surgeon, who will examine the tattoo
User :   can i have his contact
Doctor :   and tell you the prognosis of the procedure results
Doctor :   plesae provide details of your area of location
Doctor :   I would try to help you with a details
Doctor :   of cosmetic surgeon
Doctor :   or alternatively, dermatologist whom you can meet persobnally
Doctor :   for examination of the tattoo and its removal
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   there are other procedures too that can be done for the same but these usually take longer time to get results
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yest
User :   you told that there is a procedure to removal
User :   could you guide me
Doctor :   ok. The other options for tattoo removal include these following.
Doctor :   1) chemical tattoo removal.
Doctor :   2) dermabrasion
Doctor :   3) cyrosurgery
User :   can i have a brief explonation
Doctor :   4) surgical removal of tattoo skin,. and replacing with another skin graft
Doctor :   all these procedures and their possibility to be able to be done on your skin has to be discussed with dermatologist
Doctor :   after examining the tattoo, and skin texture
Doctor :   i will explain each of them one by one
User :   wat could be the cost approx.
Doctor :   1) chemical tattoo removal- this involves applying chemical solutions which will penetrate the top layers of your skin- cost of this would vary depending on number of sessions you would require for it
User :   OK
Doctor :   2) dermabrasion - involves sanding the skin down to remove the surface and lower layers, hence removing the tattoo, effectiveness of this procedure varies. This might cost you from 3.5k-8k depending on the depth of the tattoo
User :   OK
Doctor :   3) cyrosurgery - involves freezing of the entire tattooed area prior to performing results in less bleeding and better healing. this cost varies from center to center
User :   OK
Doctor :   4) surgical removal of tattoo skin,. and replacing with another skin graft - this would cost you 30k - 50k as it will involve OT procedure and anesthesia
Doctor :   have you followed?
User :   YES SIR,
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
Doctor :   is there anything else/any other query i can help you with?
User :   how to come out from stress / headache
Doctor :   it involves few steps to be followed
Doctor :   1) identifying the stressors
Doctor :   and avpiding them
User :   OK, PLS. TELL ME
Doctor :   2) taking pain medication at the start of headache
Doctor :   3) diverting your mind to things that you enjoy doing, like your hobby, your favourite game, spending time with friends
Doctor :   4) taking mood elevating foods like chocolates, but if the headache is due to migraine , then having chocolates can worsen it.
User :   taking more medicine will effect ???
Doctor :   not always, the exact cause needs to be made out
Doctor :   and then proper medication should be continued
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