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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Patient do not speak when anybody speak to him.
Doctor :   hai
User :   He appears to be understanding what others are saying. He do not even ask for food and water.
Doctor :   Could you please let me know about the patient's age, sex and his actual problem as diagnosed by a doctor .
User :   28, male
User :   28, male
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Could you tell me how he landed up in this scenario ? Was it sudden or Chronic ?
User :   it wasn't chronic, it started slowly as he was somewhat ill 2 month ago and then gradually went in to the present condition
User :   his illness was not very serious just like fever
Doctor :   Do you think it was a psychiatric problem or some somatic problem ?
User :   may be
Doctor :   Do you think he has any other problem like Malignancy ?
User :   what is malignancy
Doctor :   Cancer ?
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :   Did you show him to any doctor ?
Doctor :   Till date ?
User :   His MRI scan was done and nothing abnormal came out
Doctor :   MRI was done for which part of the body ?
User :   brain
Doctor :   Did you consult a Neurologist on this ?
User :   yes and he did not find any neurological problem
Doctor :   Frankly speaking he needs a Psychiatrist's consultation.
Doctor :   I need his total past history , what he used to prior to this episode, what would have happened in his socio-human relations ?
Doctor :   It is very important to diagnose the illness.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what is his address and contact no.
Doctor :   Please try to meet them before you take the patient.
Doctor :   Discuss the whole case with him.
Doctor :   And then take the patient.
Doctor :   Hope you have followed.
Doctor :   Do you have anything else to ask ?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   Is this condition easily curable
Doctor :   Depends upon the diagnosis and how co-operative the patient is.
Doctor :   Is there anything else that I can help you with ?
User :   what shuld be given in weakness when patient is having gas problem
User :   kindly suggest easily digestible and nutritious food
Doctor :   Is he taking any diet or has totally stopped diet ?
Doctor :   Please start with fluids , Like juices .
Doctor :   They are easily digestable.
Doctor :   Please do give him butter milk or lassi also with fruit juices.
Doctor :   Hope you have followed ?
User :   suggest any fruit best for this
Doctor :   Banana or Apple or Pappaya is easiest to digest.
Doctor :   Carrot juice is also very good.
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