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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How an i help you
User :   Hi
User :   sir can u help me something abt A
User :   AIDS/HIV
Doctor :   yes
User :   is it true a HIV person will die after a span of maximum 10 years ?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Then why all newspapers & Media channel advertisement abt this ??
User :   Age : 25 Marital Status : Unmarried
Doctor :   they never advt as the person dies in
Doctor :   10 yrs
Doctor :   they say that the person should not contract HIV
Doctor :   as there is no cure
Doctor :   the person if he gets HIV may some time land up in AIDS if not controlled and may die in 6 months also
User :   actuall six months back i visited a sex workers for 5 days regular ... and this is my worry
Doctor :   thenthere is every chance of contracting HIV
Doctor :   because of your high risk behaviour
User :   after that a white fluide comes out from my penis (after 5 days of sexual experience
User :   but it stoped automatically
Doctor :   It could be a STD
User :   I immediately stoped to visit that place for ever
Doctor :   please get your self checked with doctor
Doctor :   Get the HIV test done with ELISA
User :   as u say . there is no cure then why these test sir ????
Doctor :   to detect whether you have HIV or not
Doctor :   all persons contract
User :   now these days i totally confused. parents are trying to knot me (for marriage)
Doctor :   sorry may not contract the virus
Doctor :   so if detected early one may try to control teh viral replication
Doctor :   and then prolong the life span
Doctor :   with some drugs
User :   i also totally scared all these thing
User :   if bychance i got tested positive then ????
Doctor :   you have to test for confirmation
Doctor :   by western blotting
Doctor :   get the ELISA first with HIV 1 and @
Doctor :   No
User :   i m a 25 year old. then wht abt my rest of the life ???
Doctor :   You have to take
Doctor :   medicines
Doctor :   to control the infe4ction
Doctor :   and when the viral infection
Doctor :   is low you may nt transmit
Doctor :   the virus to the partner
User :   how long these medicine one should take ?
Doctor :   it depends onyour response

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