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Methods for Smoking De-addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor :   hi
User :   i would like to quit smoking
User :   could u adv me
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   single, 28 yrs, xxxxxx, due to i met with an accident and i am on bed rest
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u need counseling
Doctor :   i mean smoking de addiction
User :   yes
Doctor :   we can help you overcome this problem
Doctor :   where are u located
Doctor :   we will help u fix appointment with counselor for u
Doctor :   if u wish so
User :   i smoke about 2 packet of cig every day, i reside in xxxxx, Bangalore
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have being smoking?
Doctor :   how many years
User :   from the year 1997
Doctor :   when would u like to have appointment
Doctor :   which day
User :   i will have to undergo one more operation at xxxxx hospital on friday
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
User :   yes
Doctor :   u can under go counseling
Doctor :   after ur surgery
Doctor :   slowly try to cut down
Doctor :   amount of cigarette u smoke
Doctor :   urself
User :   about 20 cig
Doctor :   it will become easier for u quit
Doctor :   cut down to 10
Doctor :   graudally to 5
User :   i tryed doing this but i could not
Doctor :   gradually to 5
Doctor :   u have to confident
Doctor :   have strong will power
Doctor :   u will crave for more
Doctor :   but u go to take control
User :   i had confident but automatically, i start smoking
Doctor :   not let the smoking habit to take control
Doctor :   dont do that
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can write to us
User :   sure
Doctor :   or call us if u wish to see counselor
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
User :   sure give me your no
Doctor :   many people who had this problem have overcome
User :   ok
Doctor :   91-80-0000
Doctor :   u can call on this help line number
Doctor :   as well
User :   thank you
Doctor :   between 12noon-6pm IST from Monday to Friday
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   anything else u want to knowa bout
User :   yes
Doctor :   go ahead with it
User :   at the time of accident they told me that i am suffring from HIV, i require help regarding this
User :   i did not have sex atall
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u get ELISA test done
Doctor :   did they confirm ur positive
User :   yes it showed positive
User :   i had done elisa
Doctor :   ok
User :   what can be done further, i am not married
User :   i am single
Doctor :   HIV is spread by sexual contact with an infected person, by sharing needles and/or syringes (primarily for drug injection) with someone who is infected, or, less commonly (and now very rarely in countries where blood is screened for HIV antibodies), through transfusions of infected blood or blood clotting factors
Doctor :   early detected will help in managing better
User :   ok, what can be done next
Doctor :   u need to see a counselor
Doctor :   also contact physician
User :   i have heard of freedom foundation
Doctor :   he will go ahead with the treatment
Doctor :   we have helpline number
Doctor :   u can contact them
User :   i had contacted them they want to see me, and i cannot go there and give the test, due to my health condition.
Doctor :   ok
User :   as my hip joint bone is broken due to accident, and i cannot walk
Doctor :   did u tell them that u have to undergo surgery
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX Foundation xxxxx
Doctor :   xxxxx xxxxx
User :   yes i have heard of xxxxx foundation also
User :   thank you for the suggestion
Doctor :   u can contact these numbers
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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