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Medication or surgery suggestion for chalazion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hello.
User :   hello
Doctor :   I'm Dr.,,
User :   Dr. I hv a problem related to eye
Doctor :   How can i help you?
Doctor :   Please proceed.
User :   i hv diagnose with chalazion
Doctor :   Ok
User :   which requires minor operation
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i want to know whether operation is required for this or it can be done with oral medicines also
Doctor :   Is it a recurrent problem.
User :   no
User :   just few days before there is swalling came below my eye
Doctor :   Then you can be treated with medications
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?3
User :   15 days back
Doctor :   Ok\
User :   it feels hard under skin
Doctor :   Did you take any medication for that?
User :   smthing like small round shape
User :   i taken one antibitic drops for 1 week
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did the the antibiotic work?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it remains as it is
Doctor :   Ok
User :   dr. said there will be a small cut and they clean it
Doctor :   How prescribed the antibiotic for you?
User :   its a 1 drop 3 times in a day
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then you have to go for the surgical procedure.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   can u also able to tell whether this is covered in medi claim
User :   as it doesn't reqire admission in hospital
User :   but hv operational surgery
Doctor :   You have to contact insurance company for the claims.
User :   ok.. thanks Dr. for ur help and advice
Doctor :   The procedure for the chalazion is simple one.
Doctor :   It is done as a opd base.
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