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Treatment for stretch marks due to weight loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   do u know about skin problem treatments?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   please go ahead with your query
User :   apparently i ve lost a lot of weight. this in turn gave me stretch marks
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there a way to treat it?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   age-21 gender- female occ-student location-t.n marital status-single dependents-no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are no definitive treatments available for stretch marks
Doctor :   there are some creams that can improve the appearance of recent stretch marks
User :   i ve heard that some beauty clinics like XXXXXXXX treat them with laser
Doctor :   or there are cosmetic procedures like Microdermabrasion
Doctor :   Pulsed-dye laser therapy
Doctor :   Radiofrequency dermal remodeling
User :   they work well?
Doctor :   that is done only after consultation with adermatologist
Doctor :   the results have been equivocal
User :   not very convincing?
Doctor :   works in some cases and wont work in others
Doctor :   We offer to fix up an appointment with the specialist
User :   why ll it work in some case and not in others?
User :   how much do they cost approx?
Doctor :   it depends upon the type of stretch mark
Doctor :   and the duration
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   that depends upon the extent on the marks
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   am done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   are u a doctor?
Doctor :   yes
User :   this is what u do all the time? if u don mistake me... am just curious
Doctor :   we chat with patients online and answer medical queries
User :   you don do surgeries and stuffs?
Doctor :   we provide you online medical consultation and advice
Doctor :   and if required a referral too
Doctor :   any of the hospitals in your locality
User :   cool...
Doctor :   thanks
Doctor :   anything else xxxxx?
User :   whats ur name?
Doctor :   Dr. xxxxx
User :   nice chatting with u xxxxx
User :   sorry dr.xxxxx
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   if u don mind can i jus know the cost approx for the treatment
Doctor :   the cost depends upon what is the area of skin involved and the type of marks
Doctor :   it may require multiple sittings
Doctor :   that has to be decided by a dermatologist
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   very much
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   any more queries?
User :   ok then... thanks a lot... great week ahead... buhbya
Doctor :   you are welcome
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