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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   How to remove scar
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Where is the scar located?
Doctor :   Is it tatoo/ trauma / birth mark?
User :   Mid of nose. between eyes. I got hurt with a wire when i was 10. Now there is a tiny scar.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is it like dark or light coloured
Doctor :   Ist it elevated appearance
User :   Darker than my skin, Yea, little elevated.. can feel elevated when i touch.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then the only method will be Laser abalation
User :   Oh. Is it safe?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   And has better results too
User :   and permanent?
User :   >
User :   there?
Doctor :   yes
User :   it is permanent?
Doctor :   They are permenant
User :   k
User :   What does it costs like? here in india ?
Doctor :   The other option is plastic surgery
Doctor :   In india laser ablatiuon will be around 3000k
Doctor :   And will require atleast four sittingsd
Doctor :   * sittings
User :   XXX = XXX ?
User :   Rs?
Doctor :   XXX rs
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Per sitting
User :   oh
User :   which is better plastic surgery or laser/
Doctor :   Plastic surgery
Doctor :   But its expensive and lenghtier
Doctor :   *lengthier
User :   but plastic surgery has side effects
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   You will have to have minimum two sittings
Doctor :   And also have a skin graft from your Thighs
User :   ok.
User :   one more question. I have blood phobia :|
Doctor :   Did you follow me?
Doctor :   Proceed
User :   and i m a man
Doctor :   That will not be an issue
User :   Is there any way to recover blood phobia?
Doctor :   No just getting used to it and diverting attention will help
Doctor :   Its should be deeply analysed for the reason of phobia and then the factor is removed by councelling
User :   ok. Sound good.
User :   Thanks for help
Doctor :   Its was my pleasure
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Wishing you a speedy recovery
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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