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Absent mind, loosing concentration - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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User :   yes
Doctor :   Hi
User :   no plese answer my problem
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How can i help you?
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Please proceed with the query?
User :   I have a problem of getting absences sometimes
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Ok
User :   I lose my concentration on what i am doing and a dream like situvation fills mt brain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   This will las for few seconds once in two or three months and two or three times on that particular day what is this
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May i know your age, gender and location?
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May i ask few more relevant questions to assess your problem?
User :   I am 48 year male
User :   Yes
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After these episodes happen are you able to recollect what exactly happened?
User :   Yes I can
Doctor :   Ok
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have you lost consciousness any time?
User :   No
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ok
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may i know your occupation?
User :   I am an civil engineer
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Ok
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do you have any other medical problems, like diabetes, hypertension?
User :   no
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Are you on any medications?
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Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   no
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Do you use any illicit drugs?
User :   no
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Ok.
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I will explain the problem now.
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There are two possibilities.
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One is it could be some stress related issue.
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Or the second problem could be a type of fits.
Doctor :   Are you following.
User :   Yes
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Ok
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Then
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You need treatment if its some kind of fits.
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So you need some tests on it.
User :   But there is no symptoms of fits noticed by anybody
Doctor :   Hence you need to consult a neurologist.
User :   ok
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The tests to be done may include few blood tests, CT?MRI of the brain and a EEG.
User :   ok
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These test are optional depending whether the neurologist feel if it is required.
User :   any medicines
Doctor :   There are medicines for it.
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they are every day medicines and have to be taken for years.
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they have side effects also.
User :   Is it curable and how long it will take
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Hence it has to be confirmed that there is a problem of fits.
User :   what side effects
Doctor :   Side effects depend on the medicine used.
User :   how long the medicine to be taken
Doctor :   I do not want to unnecessarily scare you with all the information.
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Thats why i will not comment on the medicines and the side effects.
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we shall try to first confirm if its is exactly fits or not.
User :   I will consult a neurologist. Thankyou
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