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Blood test before marriage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i am about to get married in 5 weeks
User :   i had a few questions about....
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   pls ask them
User :   i dont knw hw to put them across....and the strange thing is i cant ask anyone
Doctor :   pls ask them straight do not hesitate
User :   is it advisable to go for a blood test before marriage...for both members?
Doctor :   yes very much but what blood tests are you looking for
User :   about making sure that none of us are hiv+
Doctor :   yes you can go ahead
they are for the haemophilia,
User :   where can we get them done and what do we say
Doctor :   but it could be strange if the other person is not comfortable
User :   but wouldnt not doing it mean taking a chance with both our lives
Doctor :   the other person means you would be.
Doctor :   yes its a good idea but discuss it with your would be
User :   i want us both to get it done but m not sure where n how
Doctor :   you can go to any diagnostics/lab
User :   and ask for what blood test
Doctor :   the retroviral test
Doctor :   or plain the HIV test
User :   hw long does it take to get the report
Doctor :   the report are now available by the evening
User :   ow...ok
User :   i wanted to ask one more thing
Doctor :   yes
User :   everyone has been telling me that using a contraceptive is very important...but if i do use one all the time then how can i impregnate my spouse..
Doctor :   thats for you to discuss with your wife as to when you would want to have the kid or the child
Doctor :   then you can avoid using it
User :   we can ok with a kid...we both want to have one...but if i dont use a contracenptive then wouldnt that be risky
Doctor :   yes there is always a risk of conception
User :   my god...then what should we do
Doctor :   use the contraceptive till you people decide on having kids
User :   hmmm...ok
User :   thank you doctor
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User :   ok
Doctor :   tell me when done
User :   m done
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye
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