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Cure for night blindness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello
User :   Myself XXXXXXXX XXX
User :   One of my Friend having some problem with the eyesight
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   ok
User :   at night is eyesight gets weak
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   thats ok, need a bit assistance
User :   Is night blindness curable ?
Doctor :   it is protocol to ask our patients these details
Doctor :   please type in the details
User :   ok
User :   His name is XXXXXXXX XXXX; age 27, Just married, weight 65 kgs; Height 5 foot 6 inches
User :   Location Mumbai
User :   Dependents : Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when is he having this problem?
User :   At the age of 16 the problem started
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have any brown patches in his eyes?
User :   The matter is He can see at night but not Clear, some sort of Darkness
Doctor :   ok
User :   Yes , he has some brown patches
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   he needs to consult an ophthalmologist
Doctor :   has he taken any medications for this?
User :   Yesterday he was in Hospital for his Dad for Eyes operation
User :   His Dad had Moti AAAAAAA
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   has he taken any medications for this?
User :   Ya Doctor has asked him to take some medicines, which should be taken whole life
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   has he taken vitamin A drops?
User :   No he has not Taken Vitamin A drops
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   he should take more vitamin A rich foods like carrots,
User :   One question I would like to ask, Can this be resolved by Operation ?
Doctor :   green leafy vegetables, papayas
User :   I will surely advise him this...but he is just scared when he heard that he will have to take medicines for whole life
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the eye has to be physically examined by an ophthalmologist
Doctor :   and the damage done should be assessed
User :   will this grow ? and make him all Blind ?
Doctor :   not if he takes medicines and takes
Doctor :   vitamin A rich foods
User :   Ok
User :   nice to hear that
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   Surgery ? for this advisable ?
User :   ya details are right
Doctor :   unless he has dry eyes
Doctor :   surgery is not necessary
User :   what does dry eyes means ?
Doctor :   dryness or itching sensation
Doctor :   in the eyes
Doctor :   lack of tears
User :   ok
User :   That was really satisfactory
Doctor :   anything else?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   Yes I did
Doctor :   ok
User :   One thing Doc....Your advise is Free or not ?
Doctor :   ask him to take more liver, chicken, eggs
Doctor :   oranges,
Doctor :   sweet potatoes
Doctor :   whole milk
Doctor :   yes its free
User :   Your advise is really worthy for my friend, He is Poor and cant afford expensive medicines
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ask him to continue the medicines and the diet pattern
User :   I hope all the job is done by it...
Doctor :   and get regular check ups done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   Many thanks doc, Have many more questions of mine too,
Doctor :   why dont we chat later?
User :   but have to rush , no time now,
Doctor :   you can login after some time
Doctor :   ok
User :   Ya sure
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   Iam running now, Will log in tomorrw
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye
User :   thanks
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