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Information regarding removal of birth amrk - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xx here
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   I want some info regarding skin problem
Doctor :   Proceed
User :   I have a birthmark in my shoulder which I want to remove... can I get some info regarding this?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   CAn you mention in breif
User :   ok
Doctor :   Size / shape / Depth
User :   It spans from my right shoulder till my biceps (under arm)
Doctor :   And well appreciated if you can send the pic to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   ok
User :   can I get some info regarding the treatment?
Doctor :   Is it elevated
User :   I didn't get you..
Doctor :   Is the mark palpable above skin
Doctor :   Or only discoloration
Doctor :   Do you have an picture
User :   no I don't have
Doctor :   you can send the pic to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I think it is palpable above skin...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me breif you
User :   sure
Doctor :   The mole what you haev described should be only surgically removed
Doctor :   And non surgically by lsaer ablation
User :   ok
Doctor :   Considering the extent of the mole and depth
Doctor :   These are the only two options
Doctor :   Depigmenting creams will better act on hyperpigmented moles and not elevated moles
User :   ok
User :   so what will be the cost for both the options?
Doctor :   Do you want me to suggest A dermatologist
User :   sure doctor, that would really help
Doctor :   Location?
User :   bangalore
Doctor :   just a momnet
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hairline Healthcare Pvt Ltd ,
No.199, 16th Mn, Jayanagar 4th T Block, Bangalore - 0000
Doctor :   Did you receive ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there anything else ican help you ?
User :   And one more thing doctor, I surfed through the net and i think it is called becker's nevus...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I guess it not your case
User :   do you have a rough idea of what's the cost for this treatment?
Doctor :   Thats more of hypopigmentation
Doctor :   Melanosis with excessive hair growth
User :   ok
User :   right
Doctor :   Do you have excessive hair growth in your mole
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   But not hypopigmented
User :   Sorry doctor I dont understand hypopigmentation
Doctor :   Are they lighter in colur compared to normal skin
User :   it is darker in color
Doctor :   Then it not your case
User :   ok
User :   Thanks doctor for your help!!
Doctor :   Your welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   and doctor I asked for the rough estimate??
Doctor :   30,000
User :   ok that really helps... Thanks again Doctor
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
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