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Identifying an AIDS patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
User :   hi dr.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hell i m from chickpet
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query.
User :   how we can identified the hiv/253657?iL=true" >aids patient
User :   what is the meaning of Aids
Doctor :   AIDS occurs in the final stages of a HIV positive person
User :   generally how we know
Doctor :   Here the person's immune status is completely destroyed.
Doctor :   He will be weak, with several infections that do not subside.
Doctor :   For a person still not in the last stages
User :   how to check up
Doctor :   there will be almost no symptoms
Doctor :   only way to know is by testing for ELISA and WESTERN BLOT
User :   where it is
Doctor :   It can be done in any lab.
User :   what time it will take to get result
Doctor :   Anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   It will take 1 day for the result to come.
Doctor :   on an average.
User :   what its cosat to check up
Doctor :   ELISA costs Rs.150-200
Doctor :   Western Blot costs around Rs.1000-1200
User :   which is the good
Doctor :   First Elisa needs to be done (or Tridot)
Doctor :   then if it is positive Western Blot is confirmatory
User :   how to control it
Doctor :   By having safe sex, not sharing needles, using disposable syringes
Doctor :   being careful with blood transfusion.
User :   if we r using the good condoms is it safe with others
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Condoms help to reduce the spread.
User :   shall we use the condoms with sex workers ok
Doctor :   It is better to avoid contact with sex workers as the virus can sometimes spread if the condom breaks or if there is oral sex.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   if using condoms with sex workers its 100% safe
Doctor :   No. It is not 100% safe as I have mentioned above.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   if it ones happaning it ok sir
User :   i full fill the form
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User :   hello dr. some prbl from net sorry
Doctor :   Hi.
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User :   yes sir u r worried
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   I was just asking if you had a query or did you login back by mistake?
User :   thank u sir for given soloution and later i will come
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User :   what is ur good name pls.
Doctor :   Dr. XXXX.
User :   thank u sir
Doctor :   Ok.
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