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Treatment for gynecomastia,hair loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am suffering from gynecomastia
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what can be done for it?
Doctor :   Since when are you suffering from this?
User :   since adoloscence
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but now its more bad
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   hair loss
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age 24, Engg,single, 71kg,5.7
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any pain in the breasts? Are both breasts enlarged?
User :   no pain
User :   but both are enlarged
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you gotten yourself evaluated by a clinician for this?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any hardness or lump in the breasts?
User :   no lump
Doctor :   Were you previously on any medications since adolescence?
User :   No
Doctor :   Gynaecomastia is present in at least
Doctor :   30-50% of normal men and
Doctor :   it usually starts at puberty
Doctor :   it usually regresses spontaneously
Doctor :   it happens due to hormonal imbalances
Doctor :   You can get your Serum Testosterone levels examined once
Doctor :   preferably a a reputed centre like Thyrocare
Doctor :   You can find out the nearest location
Doctor :   If still it does not regress
Doctor :   then you can go for cosmetic surgery which involves
Doctor :   excision with liposuction, that is some part is cut out and the fat is sucked out
User :   can u tell about the cost involed in surgery n wether it can be claimed from insurance
Doctor :   As it is cosmetic surgery, it is unlikely to be claimed by insurance
User :   and approx expenses?
Doctor :   Rs. 40,000-50,000 is a rough estimate that I can give, but it depends on the extent of the problem and the hospital involved
User :   Moreso, i will like to get myself evaluated by a doctor, can u suggest any good doctor at bangalore.....
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   yes
User :   this is my id
Doctor :   We would also require your mobile number.
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
Doctor :   We can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   can u do that on email id itself?
Doctor :   Do you want us to fix an appointment for you?
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a doctor in your area
User :   ok
User :   what about wockhardt or apoloo
User :   actually sir, i want to se a good endocrinologist at bangalore
Doctor :   Ok. please give us your mobile number and we will get in touch you with the relevant details.
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Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
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