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Hydronephrotic Kidney treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello, i would like to discuss about hydronephrotic Kidney
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is this for you or someone else?
User :   one of my friends has been suggested to undergo laproscopic nephrotomy,
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information

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User :   he has been directed to XXXXXXXX Hk
User :   married with two female children
User :   age 40
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what are his complaints?
User :   presently does not complain about any pain, but he is obese
Doctor :   when did his problem start?
User :   His dtpa scan reveals totally dsy functioning rt kidney, his left is ok
User :   since a month when he went for routine scan
Doctor :   doe he have diabetes/ Hypertension?
User :   no
User :   what would be the cost, suggest some good doctors apart from AAAAAAA H K
Doctor :   what has been diagnosed as the cause of the hydronephrosis?
User :   `they are not sure about it only based on the Scan report decision taken, the pa
Doctor :   ok- because if his rt kidney is not functioning- it is a long standing case-
User :   i hope so, intially it was daignoised eralier he had calculi,
Doctor :   if you want to know the cost/ other options we will need to check that out- and give you a call back
Doctor :   ok...
User :   thank you sir
Doctor :   is youe mobile number : 0000
User :   yes i have another 0000
Doctor :   what cost estimate have you been given?
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is lap nephrotomy
User :   i am not aware of the cost, i need info reg cost to mobilise some funds for him, i never want to convey to my friend about cost
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if the kidney is not functioning properly and there is hydronephrosis-
User :   how many days of hospitilisation is required
Doctor :   it would depend on his health status
Doctor :   do you have his blood test reports?
User :   presently he is healthy and carries out daily chore, does walking for an hour or so in the morn
User :   yes
User :   dated 09/01/2008
User :   and also the dtpa renogrram report
Doctor :   ok- if you can mail a copy of them to YYYY@YYYY
User :   right now
User :   or can i send them later
Doctor :   it would make my task of discussing with other hospitals
Doctor :   and urologists easier
Doctor :   you can send them later
User :   ok then for my future ref how do i go about communicating with u
Doctor :   I can then get back to you with the best option
Doctor :   when We call you- we will give you a number
Doctor :   and you can mail us or chat on this site on any day 9am- 9pm
User :   that ref no i should communicate for future correspondance
Doctor :   the mobile number you have provided and your name is enough-

User :   ok thank you for all that u have done so for, i will call you later, thanks once again
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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