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Symptoms and tests to detect HIV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   helloo
User :   i want to know the symptoms of hiv
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   confirm with ur correct contact details
User :   xxxxx 34 male xxxxx
User :   single
User :   72 kg
Doctor :   fever, headache,sore throat, swollen lymph glands, rash, diarrhea, weight loss, cough and shortness
Doctor :   all are symptoms of HIV
User :   in primary stage
Doctor :   When first infected with HIV, you may have no signs or symptoms at all, although it's more common to develop a brief flu-like illness two to four weeks after becoming infected
Doctor :   one can remain symptom-free for eight or nine years or more
User :   flu with this symptoms
Doctor :   yes
User :   with all these symptoms
Doctor :   all of these or any one of these symptoms
User :   wats this swollen lymph glands
Doctor :   there is no fixed criteria how is should present
Doctor :   when lymph gland gets infection
User :   where is this
Doctor :   there will inflammation or swelling
Doctor :   all over the body
User :   mainly where the symptom occur
Doctor :   could u specify what u would like to know about
Doctor :   Swollen lymph nodes
User :   i think i had swelling in neck
User :   yes
Doctor :   did u have exposure
User :   yes
Doctor :   or have sexual intercourse any time
Doctor :   get a Elisa test done
User :   yes
Doctor :   to confirm or consult a physician
User :   any rapid test
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   what was the report
User :   i had done the rapid test p24 and get it -ve
Doctor :   test result?
Doctor :   still u need to confirm this test result with ELiSa
User :   i think anxiety make me like this
Doctor :   u had chat with us few days back for same problem
Doctor :   i told u need to confirm
Doctor :   there is no change in answer
User :   yes
Doctor :   nothing much can be done
User :   but i want to know one thing
Doctor :   there is no point in u asking same question
Doctor :   again and again
User :   does the lympglands will be big in size
Doctor :   it is for doctor to to find out
Doctor :   even if u find that will u be able to treat?
User :   ie can i feel it by my eyes
Doctor :   it is in ur own interest
Doctor :   u need to consult a physician and tell the fact
User :   pls help me dr
Doctor :   u cannot hide the infection for long time if u have one
Doctor :   iam trying to help
Doctor :   u dont seem to understand u need to consult a doctor at a earliest
User :   thats true
Doctor :   earliest u meet him
Doctor :   better prognosis
Doctor :   in ur own interest get this test done or consult a physician
Doctor :   anything else u want us to help u with
User :   by consulting a PHYSICIAN
Doctor :   type in small letters
User :   he told me anxiety is my prb
Doctor :   yes it could be
Doctor :   confirm the test result with ELISA
Doctor :   till then one cannot say
Doctor :   if ur 100 % infection free
User :   p24 test is how much accurate
User :   last week frm net i read that the symptoms include swollen lymp gland on that time onwards i am putting my hands in neck now i feel that i am having that
Doctor :   99%
User :   k
Doctor :   we had chatn yesterday
Doctor :   and had mentioned to u
Doctor :   anything else u would like to knowa bout
User :   but wat abt this glands
Doctor :   get a biopsy done
Doctor :   it could be due to infection from other bacteria or virus infection
User :   shoul it be large in size
User :   and visible
Doctor :   that is not ur concern
Doctor :   it is for physician to see
User :   ok
Doctor :   The number is 91-80-0000 (Mon - Fri, 12PM to 6PM)
Doctor :   call this number
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i ask to him
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   bye for now
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