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Sinus problem in a HIV + patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   hello sir u there
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello doctor
User :   this is AAAAAAA from bangalore
Doctor :   I'm Dr. J aikishen from bangalore
User :   i would like to know for one problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   one of my friend having HIV...
User :   actually she is very innocent and good girls
User :   why she got that problem we dont know
User :   will you help us out please...
Doctor :   HIV can be spread by blood procudts
Doctor :   what work does she do? how old is she?
User :   ok
User :   she is 22 yrs old, she didnt do any thing
User :   and she is having one more problem synus.
User :   means she is unemployed
Doctor :   has she had any surgery/ blood transfusion or any medical procedure?
User :   like for synus she taken treatment
Doctor :   what treatment?
User :   from past 10 yrs she is having synus..
User :   treatment is taking tabs & injuctions
Doctor :   when was the test done for HIV and which test has been done?
User :   she is going to be week so in her home their parents take her to hospital and doctor tests the blood.
User :   this problem coming to lightning for just 2 months
User :   means from past 2 months only she know she is having HIV
Doctor :   which test has been done?
User :   please tell me solution sir
User :   blood test and urine test
Doctor :   the name of the test that was done?
User :   i dont know about that sir?
User :   it will be cure permanently sir?
Doctor :   ok- see there is a screening test called ELISA
Doctor :   and there is a confirmatory test called the Western Blot test
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   you will need to see a specialist and get the tests done first- it is not curable...
User :   sir please dont say like that sir?
User :   please help her, we cant live without each other... please sir
Doctor :   There are medicines which improve the outcome
User :   really
Doctor :   improve the prognosis- but not a complete cure- but she will need to see a specialist for that
User :   tell me which institute is best for HIV
Doctor :   just give me a moment
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   You can go the St. Johns medical college hospital at koramangala- with all the reports- they will be able to help you out further
User :   if she use medicines regularly it will be cure?
Doctor :   right now there are no medicines to cure it 100 percent - but the medicines keep the disease under control
User :   sir can i have your contact no. is any thing problem occurs i can contact you in SOS
Doctor :   we are only available on this chat from 9am- to 9 pm on all 7 days
User :   ok thank you sir
Doctor :   for proper treatment of your friend- she will need a thorough physical exmaination
Doctor :   and confirmatory tests- if they have not been done yet
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   if she use medicines regularly how long she will be alive?
Doctor :   there are HIV positive people in the USA who have lived and died of natural causes..
User :   natural causes means?
Doctor :   as long as it does not go into the AIDS stage- the person will survive
Doctor :   old age etc- even though they were HIV positive
User :   menas AIDS is the last stage? HIV & AIDS are not same?
Doctor :   HIV positive means you have the HIV virus infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   AIDS is the disease caused when the virus becomes active and destroys the immune system- sometimes this does not happen for varying lengths of time
User :   one more thing sir, she is eligible for marriage life? HIV is spreadable?
Doctor :   HIV is spreadable
User :   how long it take to turn HIV to AIDS sir?
Doctor :   it cannot be predicted- sometimes for many years it does not happen-
Doctor :   the medicines try to make that happen by killing the virus
User :   so she is not eligible for marriage life?
Doctor :   that is a personal decision that you can make
Doctor :   you can speak in detail about all that with the treating specialist - when you go to the hospital
User :   means you said that it was spreadable
Doctor :   Yes it is spreadable
User :   sir tell me how it will be spreadable, in what causes it will be spreadable?
User :   like we talk wiith her it will spread
Doctor :   Sexual route, blood and blood products, and from mother to baby during birth
Doctor :   it does not spread through talking/ touching
Doctor :   shanking hands etc
User :   ok
Doctor :   So pls see a specialist as soon as you can
User :   ok thank you sir
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   thanks for you suggestions
Doctor :   welcome
User :   bye
User :   thank you very much
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