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HIV related misconceptions - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi good morning
User :   i hav some misconceptions abouts hiv. can u please rectify?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   suppose think one person infected with hiv. he has the injury on the hand with the blood flowing and at the same time a normal person having very small injury with a very thin layer of the above skin is removed on the hand. if suppose the hiv person with the blood flowing puts that blood to the normal persons blood. is it that the normal person gets infected by hiv
Doctor :   Was the said HIV infected person confirmed his status
User :   WHAT STATUS ARE U TALKING ABOUT?
Doctor :HIV status
Doctor :   is it confirmed with Western blotting
User :   JUST THINK SUPPOSE HE IS HAVING HIV
Doctor :   There is lot of difference between supposition and actual fact
Doctor :   So please dont blame the non infected person having HIV
User :   NO DOCTOR I M NOT BLAMING JUST I AM ASKING IS THER ANY POSSIBILITY OF NORMAL PERSON GETTING INFECTED
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Please confirm the status first and have this speculation later
User :   HOW TO ASK THAT PERSON TO GET HIV TEST IF HE IS WELL KNOWN TO ME
Doctor :   Please remove the Caps lock on your typing board
Doctor :   Convince him to get the status checked
Doctor :   What made you think that he is HIV infected
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for our service. Do log in again after a few hours to clarify other medical doubts.
User :   nothing doctor i think its my weaknes. earlier i had no such doubt but recentely when i got blood test i got more concisous about blood and wherever suppose blood touches me with a small injury i get doubt
Doctor :   Please remove such things from the mind and live freely
Doctor :   you should not waste the valuabel time
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
Doctor :   hi
User :   thanku sir
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