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Query about sputum to be tested - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Hello there
User :   hi we spoke earlier
User :   just a wee question
Doctor :   yes , i remeber .
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   how do i transport my spit sample for checking tomorrow will it be ok in a container
User :   ie fresh??
Doctor :   you have to go to the ;ab and give the sample there , or else you have to get a sterile container the previous night an collect the sample in the morning
User :   ok perfect
User :   so do i not drink eat etc if i am to do sample there
Doctor :   in the morning yes,
User :   ok so no eat or drink until i do sample at doctors yes?? how about brushing teeth
Doctor :   no , not even brushing teeth
User :   i was down seeing my dad tonight, and he smokes, i dont. his cigarettes made me worse
Doctor :   not even washing
User :   ok
User :   thank you so so much for your help
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
User :   certainly where do i do that
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   can you tell me where i can gie feedback and do i let you know how i do
Doctor :   you will be shown a window after closing this chat
User :   ok thank you. i will let you know how i get on
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