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Loss of weight with fever during suffering from TB - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i am suffering from TB
User :   but still my doc cudnt start my treatment
Doctor :  
How do you know tht you are suffering from one
Doctor :  
Do you have the reports?
User :   yup
Doctor :  
Can you type them here
User :   tell me what u wanna knw abt reports?
Doctor :  
Do you have sputum analysis and culture
Doctor :  
AFB staining in sputum?
Doctor :  
What symptoms do you have now?
User :   no coz first i took sputum that was
User :   positive
Doctor :   How many positives?

User :   x rays showing a big pacth in right lung
User :   one
Doctor :   Was a second sputum AFB started?
User :   problem is this im not gettin sputum
Doctor :  
Do you have symptoms of cough, reduced appetite, weight, low grade fever?
User :   yes all are there from last 2 months
User :   n i am dibetic too
User :   i hav lever problem also
Doctor :   What is your age?

User :   im 42
Doctor :  
How much did you reduce in weight for the last 2 months?
User :   n a business person
Doctor :   Which city are you in?

User :   9 KG
User :   Mumbai
Doctor :  
What is the liver problem that you have?
Doctor :  
Is your blood sugar undercontrol?
User :   it swolen
User :   side
User :   i hav 3 kids
User :   cizer
User :   n one open surgery of removined galblerder
User :   yes right now it is normal
Doctor :  
I do not know why your doctor did not put you on AKT ( anti TB) probably he is not convinced with the sputum report
User :   yes
Doctor :  
I think you should get a sputum analysis once again or the sputum culture
User :   im not gettin
User :   sputum
Doctor :   Sputum culture does not need much
Doctor :  
Though the report takes weeks's time
User :   today i did but it was -
Doctor :  
Early morning sputum is good
User :   i knw
Doctor :  
You will get in the morning
User :   see other test n other problems indicats that it is
Doctor :  
Benefit of doubt with the symptoms above, you may need AKT
Doctor :  
What I can suggest you is to see another Doctor
User :   what is AKT?
Doctor :  
Anti TB medicine
Doctor :  
This is for minimum of 6 months
User :   not suites
Doctor :  
so do not forget to take it
User :   when im takin AKT im gettin lot of problems
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