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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
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how can i help u?
User :   Yes. I am giving the details.
Doctor :  
yes
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please preoceed
User :   I am a 60 year male suffering from Erectile Dysfunction. I want a permanent cure for the same.
Doctor :   i need to ask few quetions
User :   Yes please go ahead.
Doctor :  
are u a diabetic?
User :   No.
Doctor :  
good
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are u habituated to smoking?
User :   It is high normal.
User :   Yes I have been a smoker for long.
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
how many cigars u smoke per day
User :   Do you want to know the medicines I am currently taking?
Doctor :   yes
User :   I smoke about % cigerettes a day now.
Doctor :  
but first u tell me about smoking
User :   Sorry 5 cigereetes a day.
Doctor :  
smoking will cause erectile dysfunction
Doctor :  
it will make impotent early
User :   Ok.
Doctor :  
now please tell me about the drugs u are taking?
User :   Aten 50 for BP, Amitryn 10, Daxid 50 and Trazine H for Panic Syndrome, Clavix for post Angioplasty, XXXXXXXX 10 EZ for Cholesterol and Triglyceride, Zyloric 100 for Uric acid
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
u are having long list of mediactions taken every day
User :   Yes that is correct.
User :   I am otherwise healthy and I get occasionally strong urge.
Doctor :   the problem in prescribing anything to u is u are hypertensive ,u have high cholesterol at risk of heart attack
Doctor :  
so there is a tablet by name sildenafil which i cant give u becuase it will cause hypotension and contraindiacted in heart patients
User :   My cholesterol level is under check with medication though.
Doctor :   but still
Doctor :  
there are few surgical methods..which give permamnt solution ..but ur age is one of the major problem and also u are a hypertensive..
Doctor :  
the best method for u now is
Doctor :  
external vacum devices
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External Vacuum Devices
User :   What's that please?
Doctor :   The typical vacuum device consists of a plastic cylinder that is placed over the penis, tension rings of various sizes, and a small hand pump. Air is pumped out, causing a partial vacuum, which draws blood into the penis and creates the erection.
User :   Is that easily available in the market and is it effective for getting erection and sustaining it for the entire duration of love making?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :  
it is easily available ,
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it has get very less side effects
User :   I presume it does not have any side effect.
User :   Ok. you have answered that.
Doctor :  
yes
User :   Now the question is, if it does not have any side effect, why do the people still go in for Viagra or its equivalents/
Doctor :   yes ,thing is viagara is just a tablet easily usable
Doctor :   but vacum devices are difficult too use,and takes time to get used to it
User :   Ok. So the course that you have suggested for me is perhaps more cumbersome?
User :   Ok. You have answered that too.
Doctor :  
its not that cumbersome
User :   Now, the question is how do I know how to use it?
Doctor :  
but when compared to a tablet it is a bit difficult
Doctor :  
but now we dont have any other option
User :   Ok. Where do I get this vacuum pump? in a chemist's shop?
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
u get it in the mediacl store
Doctor :  
Once an erection is obtained, a tension ring, which acts like a tourniquet to keep the blood in the penis and to maintain an erection, is placed around the base of the penis.
User :   Fine. I'll get one soon and come back to you with my experience. I hope I get the desired result.
Doctor :   The tension ring should not be left in place longer than 30 minutes.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :  
all the best
Doctor :  
are u there?
User :   Yes please.
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.


User :   Let me Doc first try out. I'll then share my experience with you. Since I am going to be a first time user, I hope the contraption canh be used for long.
Doctor :   ok
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Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   Thank you so much. I am happy with the suggestion/prescription you have provided. Now it has to work in practice. wish me luck.
Doctor :   yes all the best
User :   Yes I will fill in the feed back.
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to ur service.
User :   Ok . I'll do that.
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   Bye.
Doctor :   goodnight tavke care
User :   Good night.
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