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Q.In August, 2017, I was examined at an Australian hospital because of breathing difficulties I had. The test result showed lymphoma and lung cancer diagnosis (left lung). What kind ..


Chest x-ray, chest computed tomography (CT), and positron emission tomography (PET) are available for the suspicion of lung cancer. I judge. There are two types of biopsy that can confirm lung cancer: sputum cytology, bronchoscopy, ultrasound broncho..

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Q.I have a lot of white gray hair located on the forehead and eyelids, and white spots on the forehead. I have taken ointment and medicine prescribed locally, but it is not effective..


In case of Vitiligo, one-time treatment is not effective. Depending on the patient's symptoms, it can be treated by various methods such as ointment treatment, laser treatment. The skin diagnosis test costs around 60 ~ 80 thousand KRW. Ointment co..

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Q.I was diagnosed with uterine prolapse at the hospital. I was advised to do a hysterectomy in a local hospital. I wonder what treatment is available in Korea?..


Hello. From what you said we can conclude that the uterus removal and the operation to lift the bladder if necessary are required. The period of required stay is about one week, and the estimated cost of the surgery is around 950 ~ 10 million KRW...

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Q.I was diagnosed with hepatitis B and liver fibrosis in Turkey. Can I get a treatment in Korea?..


Hello. In order for us to give you a definite answer you first need to take following tests: Digestive medical examination and blood test, abdominal ultrasound, abdominal CT / MRI, liver fibrosis tests. Required stay period: 2 weeks.Total cost is ab..

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Q.I have poor digestion and pancreatic pain. I have never been treated or examined in a hospital, so I want to be examined and treated if necessary in South Korea...


Hello. I will reply shortly to your enquiry. Since you have a wide range of discomforts but lack a history, it is hard for us to provide an accurate diagnosis. Judging from what you said, we highly recommend for you to first undergo those tests: blo..

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Q.I have had breast cancer surgery in 2013. In 2014 doctors found one lump on my breast, now it has increased to a total of five lumps. I feel a slight throbbing pain in the left che..


Hello. Thank you for your patience. We checked the data you sent us and after analyzing it, we suspect you might have an early stage of breast cancer. Breast Ultrasound and Xray tests are required. Estimated cost of said tests is about 140-170,00..

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Q.I have history of bowel obstructions over several years but not over the last 5 or so, I have lower right quadrant pain and right sided back pain in liver area, I have recent histo..


The presence of tenderness in the region along with radiation of pain to the back can be indicative of a couple of conditions. The first one which comes to mind is that there could be a stone in the ureter (if it was not removed along with the kidney..

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Q.I am a 70yr old female. I have been experiencing numbness and tingling in both legs from my hips down to my toes and also in my groin. The groin problem gives the numbness but also..


Thanks for your reply. I would suggest a repeat MRI of lumbar sacral spine to confirm removal of compression. If the spondylolisthesis was not fixed persisting instability can also be responsible for your symptoms. In cases of severe stenosis at t..

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Q.I had laparoscopic surgery around 6 weeks ago. I have been following a high protein diet, as recommended by doctors and drink a at least 2 litres of water every day. I started goin..


Hi Daniel. This is Dr Chung, here to assist you. Thank you for your patience. Judging from what you stated in your question, I would recommend you to cut your carbohydrate and sugar intake. Meaning: no gluten, bread, pasta, sugar, white flour. ..

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