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Addiction to smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello
User :   i am not feeling well from couple of month
User :   r u there?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   what is the problem?
User :   how can i reduce smoke
User :   i am smoking 20 cigarates per day
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   ok
User :   28/male/it professinal/68 kg 165 cm/
Doctor :   Ok
User :   un married
Doctor :   You first should try to reduce the number of cigarettes you smoke per day
User :   ok
User :   i am having cough from last 10 day's
User :   any kind of helth check is there ?
Doctor :   You can get a test called
Doctor :   AAROGYAM done in THYROCARE
Doctor :   It is a complete health check up
User :   is it avalible at all hospital's?
Doctor :   You need to first restrict smoking to say 5 per day gradually, you can do this by keeping yourself busy and trying to take the support of your friends and relatives
Doctor :   Yes
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
User :   how much cost this is?
User :   which detail's you want?
Doctor :   Rs700-800
User :   yes that is my id and phone no
User :   complete helth check up ?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   That includes all the tests required
Doctor :   with which you can approach a General Physician
User :   can you suggest any good hospital at bangalore
User :   you are from which location??
Doctor :   You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find a doctor in your area.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   can you tell me something about AAROGYAM
Doctor :   All basic investigations like Complete blood picture, Complete urine examination, Blood sugars
User :   any thing related to smoking?
Doctor :   Cholesterol,
Doctor :   Thyroid function
Doctor :   Liver profile
Doctor :   As cholesterol and sugars are also risk factors for heart disease, if the levels are eelevated
Doctor :   then the smoking can add up
Doctor :   to increased incidence of heart disease
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   wait i have some questions
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can you tell me which deiase will come by smoking?
Doctor :   Heart diseases like heart attack,
Doctor :   circulatory disorders like stroke
Doctor :   venous thrombosis in legs
Doctor :   infertlity
Doctor :   ejaculation problems
Doctor :   lung cancer
Doctor :   laryngeal cancer
Doctor :   to name a few
User :   any test is there for this?
Doctor :   The choloesterol levels would indicate if you have a heart problem, stroke or circulatory problem
Doctor :   the liver test will assess your liver function
User :   ok
User :   lung cancer and all the thing's how can you know?
Doctor :   You can get a Chest Xray PA view done if there is any chronic cough
User :   for that r u doing any kind of test?
Doctor :   That occurs only in long term
User :   that x ray is part of that complete helth check up?
Doctor :   the chest xray is the first test
Doctor :   No
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   i got your clinic address
User :   can you tell me whether saturday and sunday clnic will be open??
Doctor :   We are not a clinic or hospital, we provide online consultations only
User :   but you have given some website ....i found a clinic near to my place
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then you can visit the place
User :   let me know saturday and sunday can i go there?
Doctor :   I suggest that you call the clinic and find out.
User :   ok no problem..
User :   can you tell me which place r u in??? i mean from india or abroad?
Doctor :   We are Bangalore based
User :   ok thnk's alot
User :   i will keep on touch with u
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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