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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   how are you doctor?
Doctor :   how can i help yoiu
User :   yes
User :   I have a problem
Doctor :   im fine thank you
User :   In 1998, I had off & on cough and fever, and late night perspiration/sweating while sleeping in cold winter. The doctor advised me to get a chest x-ray which revealed a marking on medial-lower zone of left lung.
Doctor :   ok
User :   The doctor said that it was an early stage of tuberculosis and further prescribed me 9 months long TB course. I meticulously and regularly took the drugs and completed the course for 9 months. At the moment I am 29 years old and more than 10 years have passed, I have no problem of cough, late night perspiration or off & on fever.
User :   I am a completely fit person.
Doctor :   ok
User :   do you get me dear?
Doctor :   tell me
User :   I mean do you understand me dear?
Doctor :   now what is the problem you are having
User :   yes what?
User :   Now the problem for I have bothered you for an advice is that I am looking for employment in
User :   Before induction into a job, one has to go through a comprehensive medical examination which includes a chest x-ray. Today I have got chest x-ray from a local hospital and the Lt: Lung report reads â??Broncho vascular marking prominent; healed calcified."
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes the x ray will show that
User :   Before induction into a job, one has to go through a comprehensive medical examination which includes a chest x-ray. Today I have got chest x-ray from a local hospital and the Lt: Lung report reads â??Broncho vascular marking prominent; healed calcified
User :   hello
Doctor :   because the tb makes
Doctor :   p[rimary focus in the chest
Doctor :   that is where it usually begins
Doctor :   and on taking treament

Doctor :   it usually
Doctor :   leaves a calcified
Doctor :   area it is not abnormal
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