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Increasing men's height with medicines - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My age is 32 years and I am male can I increase my height through some exercises and medicines
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   may i know where you reside ?
Doctor :   and your height , weight as well
User :   my current height is 5feet 7inches
User :   weight is 71 kgs
Doctor :   and at the age of 32, it is very difficult to increase the height
Doctor :   You have a good height
Doctor :   but surgical procedure called as elisarov technique will help you increase your height
User :   ok
User :   but i dont want to go for any surgery
Doctor :   ok , i do understand
User :   but through some homeopathy medicines suggested in your site can increase my height
User :   i think it is not safe and will have many side effects
User :   i mean surgery
User :   will have side effects
Doctor :   please understand, that there are no medications that can increase height after the age of 20 in men as the bone joints and growing ends fuse at that age
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   ok, but how costly is elisarov technique surgery and how much time it will take for the surgery and does it have any side effects and if so what could be they
User :   As a doctor what is your suggestion
Doctor :   the surgery is done over 2-3 months , requiring regular elongations within the hospital and the cost will be between 1 -4 lakhs counting the hosppital stay as well
Doctor :   i dont recommend you going for any surgey as you ahve a very good height
User :   ok
Doctor :   may i know why are u thinking about height increase at this stage
User :   i was not aware all these days about such techniques, medications, exercises or surgeries so wanted to understand whether it is possible
Doctor :   ok
User :   any way i wont go for surgery
Doctor :   it is possible but it is very complicated
Doctor :   and involves lots of expences
User :   oh
User :   you mean even after surgery
Doctor :   yes
User :   where you have been successful with such surgeries earlier
User :   on an average how much per month expenses can be
Doctor :   there have been about 100 such surgeries india
Doctor :   and the monthly expenses come upto 1 lakh maxium
User :   ok
User :   ok, it seems to be very experementive
Doctor :   yes it is
User :   but i have seen many forums where many are using homeopathy medicines on doctors advice like 1. Baryta Carb 30 thrice in a day 2. Silicea 12x 4 tab thrice in a day 3 symphytum Q 5 drops twice in a day
Doctor :   as not many people want to go through this procedure as they cannot afford it here
Doctor :   those have not suceesful
User :   why cant we get them in india
Doctor :   i hope you have understood my advice
Doctor :   thank you for consulting me here
Doctor :   bye for now
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