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HIV infection causes and psychological disorder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   morning i was disconnected in the chat room
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sorry abt that- we were having a few
Doctor :   tach problems
User :   i have some psycological problem
Doctor :   *technical
Doctor :   ok
User :   see i met with an accident in the month of sept 07
Doctor :   ok
User :   then the doctor gave me injection, he change the needle (new one) but he used a old syringe
Doctor :   Pls go on
Doctor :   ohh ok

User :   and he said he clean the syringe with hot water.
Doctor :   ok
User :   but my mind always arounds the issue.. weather i got infected with any virus or something
User :   not able to concentrate on any thing else
Doctor :   ok
User :   always thinking about that incident.
User :   feeling tens
Doctor :   Do you have any other issues/ health problems previously?
User :   no i dont have any health problems previously
Doctor :   ok-

User :   my marriage is settled
User :   this year
Doctor :   Have you odne any blood tests to rule out any infections?
Doctor :   * done
User :   no not yet
Doctor :   ok- the first point is
User :   happend in sept 2nd 07
Doctor :   if the needle had been changed it is very unlikely that you have got an infection
Doctor :   To put your mind at ease just have a routine blood test to rule out any infection

User :   the problem is i red one article in which it says.. even HIV can spread threw syringes. from that day onwords i am tinking on that only
Doctor :   It is natural for any one to feel a little petrified about such issues
Doctor :   especially when you read about them

Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   It is highly unlikely that you have an HIV infection
User :   not able to talk with my fnds freely and even with my mother
User :   feeling that i was infected.
Doctor :   through that injection

User :   not able to controle my self
Doctor :   Dont worry abt it too much
User :   yep
User :   suggest me tests done for hiv
Doctor :   I have handled HIV pts in my practice and even given them injections
Doctor :   so dont be so afraid
User :   ok
Doctor :   YOu can get the western Blot test done
Doctor :   for HIV
Doctor :   pls note that down
User :   how much it costs

Doctor :   I'm not sure- but about 2500 rupees

User :   when i joined my job. company provided us some tests in which HIV antibodies test is tere
Doctor :   YOu can do a screening test like ELISA which will be cheaper
Doctor :   that is the test you mentioned- most probably

User :   i want to go for test which gives accurate result
Doctor :   * I
Doctor :   go for the western blot test then

Doctor :   You can get it done at the st> johns medical college hospital
User :   where it can be done
User :   where it can be done
Doctor :   it may be a little cheaper there

User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else i Can help you with
User :   what are the initial symptoms of virus
User :   can i know tem ?
User :   them
Doctor :   The symptoms start only if and only when the infection starts

User :   ok

Doctor :   It includes severe diarrohea/ wt loss etc
Doctor :   But dodnt worry abt that
User :   ok ok
Doctor :   People who are scared loose wt because of
Doctor :   tension more than anything else
Doctor :   So go get your test done
User :   ok sure
User :   can i go tomarrow
Doctor :   Just to put your mind at ease
User :   as per window period
Doctor :   yes anytime you want
Doctor :   Its already been more than 3 months
User :   yep
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   Is there anything else
User :   no sir
User :   thank u so much
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Relax and have a nice evening
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HC magic
User :   and thanks for the people who use the technology like this.
User :   great service i can say
Doctor :   thank you;
bye for now
User :   all the best for the service.
User :   bye
Doctor :   thanks again
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