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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   are you there XXXXXXXX ?
User :   hey hiii
User :   sorry
Doctor :   hi
User :   so which doctor u r??
Doctor :   i am a general practitioner
User :   okk
User :   doctor i want to ask you..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   yes..
User :   i think there is problem with connection..
User :   so i am not able to send msg...
Doctor :   ok
User :   the net is slow...
User :   but i am sending
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   doctor i want to ask you what is the age limit to increase the height
Doctor :   girls stop growing after 18 yrs
Doctor :   and boys stop by 25
Doctor :   for boys growth slows by 18
User :   means after 25 or before 25
Doctor :   from 18-25 growth slows
Doctor :   are you there xxxxx?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000 please confirm your details
User :   yes this is correct
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   doctor my age is 24..
User :   means i am abt to complete 24 on this 24th...
User :   my ht is 158 cm..
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it possible to increase the height form now onwards
Doctor :   what is the height of your parents?
Doctor :   the only height increase would be around 5mm per year
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes doc..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i told you na net is slow..
User :   fathers height is around 153 cm
Doctor :   ok
User :   and mothers is around 150
Doctor :   then if it is genetic it is very difficult for you to increase beyond that
Doctor :   you can do regular execrise
User :   then what is the options for me??
Doctor :   and play sports like basketball]
User :   there is basketball court near to my place
Doctor :   there is surgery but it will increase only a few mm
User :   what is the type of surgery..
Doctor :   it is limb lengthening surgery
User :   can you tell me abt it??
Doctor :   it is usualy done in very selected cases when one leg is shorter than the other
User :   i dont have prob like this
Doctor :   also there are several complications
Doctor :   i suggest that you eat a high protein diet'
User :   so what it contains??
Doctor :   like more egg white, whole milk, soya, pulses
Doctor :   also try regular exercise
Doctor :   and basket ball
User :   but is it reaally shows the result??
Doctor :   it increases very slightly but the
User :   does harmone injections will give +ve results??
Doctor :   main effect is one the bone and muscle structure which is improved
User :   i heard abt harmone injections does it work??
Doctor :   they are used whenever there is a hormonal deficiency and is very unlikely in your case
Doctor :   there might be severa;l complications in taking them too
User :   what may be the complications??
Doctor :   like increased width of body when compared to height, obesity
User :   ohh then i dont want that...
User :   means there is no other option..
Doctor :   not really
User :   but let me know what are the chances with swimming..
Doctor :   just exercise well
User :   since i am abt to complete 24th
Doctor :   ok
User :   i didnt get...
Doctor :   what?
User :   but let me know what are the chances with swimming.. since i am abt to complete 24th
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   swimming is also a good exercise
Doctor :   you can do that too
Doctor :   only thing is there wont be any drastic changes
Doctor :   as you are genetically proportioned this way
User :   okk
User :   means only 1% hope
User :   rite???
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   something like that
User :   but there is no other option in your medical science
Doctor :   may you can gain a cm at the most or 2 cm
Doctor :   not really
Doctor :   the limb surfgeries are with several compluications
Doctor :   and not done for everyone
User :   what abt the equipment shown on tv by asian sky shop etc
Doctor :   those are not medically proven to increase height
Doctor :   there could be unforeseen complications
User :   okk
User :   but have u come across any ex where it works..
Doctor :   not really
Doctor :   that depends if they have any hormonal problem which could be corrected bu this
User :   what is meant by harmonal problems
Doctor :   like any deficiency of growth hormones
User :   is i am suffering with that??
Doctor :   that seems unlikely as your parents are also short
Doctor :   statured
User :   okkk
User :   what is your exp doctor???
Doctor :   i suggest that you jsut continue maintaining good physical fitness by exercise
Doctor :   my advice is not to try any thing that has side effects
User :   okkk
User :   what is your exp doctor???
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   how much experiance you are doctor in this field??
User :   hello doc r u there???
Doctor :   i've been involved with the medical field for 6 yrs
User :   ohhh
User :   means you have good exp
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   ya doc i want to ask you one more q???
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   i not joking with you...
User :   i am serious...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead with your medical query
User :   does masturbation affects the chances of having baby
Doctor :   no it doesnt
Doctor :   masturbation is a very natural activity
Doctor :   it doesnt cause any infertility, nerve weakness
Doctor :   or any other health problem
User :   but i read some where that loss of sperms due to masturbation will affect our reproduction capacity..
Doctor :   no that is not true it is a myth
Doctor :   there are no studies to prove it
User :   r u sure doc???
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok then is it harm ful in any way????
Doctor :   we will send you a document on masturbation tyo clear further doubts
Doctor :   no it is not harmful in anyway
Doctor :   there are no side effects
User :   okkk
User :   means its not wrong thing...
User :   or we can do it any no of times rite????
Doctor :   no
User :   what no???
Doctor :   yes only thing is dont lose concentration on the other aspects of your life like studies
Doctor :   it is not the wrong thing
Doctor :   now am i clear?
User :   okkkk
User :   i was confused because i read diff tings abt it..
User :   so i asked you....
Doctor :   yes there are several myths on masturbartion
Doctor :   anything else XXXXXXXX ?
User :   ya one more thing doc...
Doctor :   ok
User :   does smoking the cigg like gudang garam have any effects on this????
User :   means i heard that with gudang garam we loose our sex power
Doctor :   cigarette smoking has been known to cause some effects like
Doctor :   premature ejaculation
Doctor :   and erectile dysfunction
User :   i am not a medical guy doc...
User :   i dont know these terms..
Doctor :   especially in chronic smokers
User :   can you explain it in details..
Doctor :   like problems in erection
Doctor :   andsperm count
Doctor :   especially if you are a smoker for a long time
User :   okkk
Doctor :   and smoke several packets
User :   thats all doc..
User :   thanks....
User :   r u available daily???
Doctor :   ok bye for now
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   from 9 am to 9 pm ist
User :   what is the timings
User :   okkk..
User :   thank you..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   byeee
Doctor :   bye

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