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Cervical Cancer vaccine - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   May I know which field do you specialise in ?
Doctor :   I am a General Physician and I believe I can help you across all specialties
Doctor :   within my expertise
User :   Need to check Is cervical Cancer vaccine helpful ? What are the advantages and side effects for the same
Doctor :   Cervical cancer is helpful
Doctor :   Actually cervical cancer is because of HPV Virus strains
User :   Do you recommed this ?
Doctor :   I recommend this in adolescent girls
Doctor :   which are yet to be sexually active
User :   I am 30 years and have a baby of 3 years of age
Doctor :   I do not recommend this at your age
User :   Is there any side effects of this vaccine ???
User :   My doctor has told me to take this vaccine ....
Doctor :   The side effects are negligible when compared to the benefits
Doctor :   Ok, still the doctors in India are of divided opinion on this
User :   so what shall I do .... ? also what are the negligle disadvantages ??
Doctor :   I suggest you to go for pap smear screening atleast once every 2 to 3 years to detect if there are any changes in the cervix
User :   Is this vaccine painful ?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site are generally seen
User :   Also another issue .... I have pain in my neck , back at times in arm , and in front of the body .... I have a desk job and generally doctor says it due to my sitting position
Doctor :   Ok
User :   The pain at times is at the side of the body is worse some days better the other days
Doctor :   At this age if you have generalized body aches and stiffness, it is most likely related to your desk job
User :   At times it feels like pain in the bone ... ribs / breast etc ....
User :   what should be a cure for this ???
Doctor :   It is generally said that if one problem sets in, within few years the other associated problems
Doctor :   Muscle strengthening, All muscle stretching exericses
Doctor :   and some conditioning of the muscles
Doctor :   Take breaks once every 30 minutes
Doctor :   Get up from seat and start doing the desk exercises
User :   Any intake of Calcium / anything else helps ?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   That is waste of money
Doctor :   It is disease of lifestyle or occupation
Doctor :   hence modifying them to the needs is important
User :   It effects the frontof the body as well like pain near breast area etc ...
Doctor :   Yes it can
Doctor :   A thorough exercise schedule is what I advise
Doctor :   along with some physical therapy when the pain is severe
User :   ok .... lastly someone recommended me Nutrilite Daily from Amway and Cal Mag from Amway to take daily ... whats your take on it ?
Doctor :   Your problem is cured and prevented with the above recommendations 80 to 90% of times, the others like the above can complete
User :   do you suggest I can take it .... I hope they are good supplemets and have no side effects
User :   Also women at my age are advised to intake calcium more .... so how much one should intake ? And can Cal Ma do the needful ?
Doctor :   You can take them
Doctor :   Women need 1000mg of Calcium per day
Doctor :   IF you are having three servings of diary products per day, they suffice each day calcium requriements
User :   How do I know whether I have taken 1000 mg or not in a day ?
Doctor :   If you are taking supplements, the information is written on them
User :   I should take them throughtout my life or for some time period
Doctor :   Actually Calcium necessity is more for children, elderly above 60 yrs, pregnant and lactating mothers
Doctor :   If you are starting now, when you become an elderly your requirements increase
Doctor :   Hence it means that you need life long
Doctor :   If you are able to provide the sufficient calcium, 1000mg by diet, you do not need now
User :   Is there a better supplement than this or this is fine ... I have started 2 months back to take both of these Nutilite Daily and Cal Mag from Amway
Doctor :   It is definitely better than other products
User :   ok .... also can you pls suggest me some better food intake which I should do daily to increase immunity ?
Doctor :   All colored vegetables and fruits
Doctor :   No food is perfect, hence add variety and color to your diet
User :   You mean green vegs and fruits
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok .....
Doctor :   All natural and organic foods are good
User :   Thanks Doctor was nice talking to you ... It really helped
Doctor :   Thank you
User :   Finally I would not be going with Cervical Cancer Vaccine now ....
Doctor :   Ok
User :   bye
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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