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HIV and STD check up - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor...
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
Yes.
User :   are you the same i talked few minutes before?
Doctor :  
Have you followed that i had mentioned?
Doctor :  
Yes.
User :   yes, sir..
User :   i did
Doctor :  
You can proceed.
User :   how long should i wait before i should go for a test?
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query that i can assist with?
User :   it is now 1 week
Doctor :  
If there was no fluid contact then you do not have to worry on the test.
Doctor :  
these test is done only to help you sort your anxiety.
Doctor :  
You can go for the test after 2 weeks.
Doctor :   You can get the HIV elisa test done.
Doctor :  
the other test inlude HbsAg for hepatitis.
Doctor :  
If there is any discharge from the penis or you develop wart like lesion then you can get the other STD tests done.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   yes sir, i did
User :   i dont have any discharge or lessions...
User :   i feel like some burning sensation in my penis tip..
Doctor :   That means there is no infection now.
User :   i dont know if it is due to some stress ..
Doctor :  
I shall give you few facts on the HIV to ease your tension.
Doctor :  
HIV spreads only if there is fluid contact, and since in your case there was none then it is unlikely.
Doctor :  
Most often people do have this kind of anxiety.
Doctor :  
The best method of coming out of this anxiety is by testing.
Doctor :  
The ELISA test you can get it done any time, but you need to repeat the test after 2 to 3 months time.
Doctor :  
If both are negative then the chances of HIV is almost zero.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   yes doctor, thanks a lot..
User :   are there any centers in bangalore where i can do this, or can i visit any doctor?
Doctor :  
DO you have any other query?
User :   for testing
Doctor :  
There are many centers in bangalore that do the tests.
Doctor :  
Almost all diagnostic centers have this facility.
Doctor :  
I shall guide you to one.
Doctor :  
MAy i know your location in Bangalore.
User :   i stay in an area named Madiwala..
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :  
You can visit St Johns hospital.
Doctor :  
This is the closest i know of
Doctor :  
Or you can contact any other diagnostic centers near by your location.
User :   ok doctor, i believe it be confidential, won't it?
Doctor :  
Do you have other query?
User :   with the centers or hospital.
Doctor :  
Yes thiis chat will be confidential and between us only.
User :   yes, i know, but with the center and hospital
Doctor :  
Give me a minutes i shall provide you with this information.
Doctor :  
You can visit XXXXXXXX hospital. The address being, 4/11, 3rd Cross, Hosur Main Road, Madiwala, Bangalore - 0000
Doctor :  
phone number 0000
Doctor :  
You can call them or go to the lab and ask for this test.
Doctor :  
Is this ok?
Doctor :  
DO you have any other query?
User :   yes thats Ok, will that be confidential?
Doctor :  
yes.
Doctor :  
This will be confidential, an can be accessed only if you chat with us again.
Doctor :  
Please fill the feed back form too.
Doctor :  
You ca get these test done, HIV ELISA , Hbsag and HCV antibody.
User :   doctor, i am asking if that testing in the center will be kept confidential...
Doctor :  
You can get back to us with the reports and we shall guide you furthe.
Doctor :  
The reports of STD check ups are always confidential and only be shared with your permission.'
User :   thanks doctor..
User :   i feel better after talking to you..
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
Doctor :  
Have you filled the feed back form.
User :   thats all for now, thanks..
Doctor :  
Do not worry.
User :   i filled the form yes..
Doctor :  
Since you are confident that the condom was intact and there was no fluid contact.
Doctor :  
The chances of the test coming positive is very minimal.
Doctor :  
If there are no further query, then we shall end this chat.
User :   yes, we shall end... thank you..
Doctor :  
Thanks foe using health care magic. Please do refer your friend and family to our service.
User :   sure, bye
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