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Tests to detect sexually transmitted diseases - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   is it any problem
Doctor :   Please put your problem
User :   i had sex with sex worker
User :   by using condom
Doctor :   Using barrier contraceptive like condom will protect from Sexual transmitted disease
Doctor :   so there is low incidence of transmission
User :   if she is affected by aids then?
User :   i am not sure wheather she affected by aids or not
Doctor :   yes it holds good for AIDS also
Doctor :   sorry HIV
User :   i had sex 2 days back
User :   wheather i neeed to go for HIV test
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It will not be detected so early
Doctor :   the minimum date you can test for it is 1 month
Doctor :   and if negative continue getting it done till 3 months
User :   is their any precautions so that i can take
Doctor :   from the date of exposure
Doctor :   Use condoms regularly
User :   i had first time
Doctor :   participate in sex with only one partner
User :   but i wont do that
Doctor :   Ok then do not worry
User :   what my concerns is i used condoms in that sex still am worrying
Doctor :   Do not worry that is what I am trying to say to you
User :   if at all is their any early stage precautions for that
Doctor :   Ok do one thing you can get another test with in 3 to 7 days of exposure
Doctor :   that is called PCR test
Doctor :   which checks for the nucleic acid of the virus
Doctor :   if it is positive you will be put on treatment
Doctor :   so get the test done
Doctor :   that is costly though
User :   is that treatment complete cure
Doctor :   There is no complete cure
Doctor :   it reduces the possibility of virus multiplication
User :   ok
Doctor :   and thus you wont be affected by AIDS
User :   how much cost is for that test
Doctor :   it would be around 2000rs
User :   2000rs
Doctor :   and done only in select centres
Doctor :   yes
User :   can u suggest me in bangalore
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Please give me your details and I shall get back to you
Doctor :   with the specific centre
User :   0000 mobile no
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   are these correct
User :   yes
User :   YYYY@YYYY is alternate
Doctor :   Which place are you in Bangalore
User :   vijaynagar
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do not worry about the past episode
Doctor :   Never repeat it
User :   yeah sure
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   anything else
User :   if in that test result shows -ve means am 100% safe ?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok
User :   nothing else
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   ok
User :   thank you
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