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Treatment for Rheumatic heart disease - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   Dear User, You have started the test chat with our doctor. The duration of the test chat is 5 minutes. After the trial period, you will be redirected to the Payment page.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   during my college days, I was diagnosed with Rheumatic heart disease. now at the age of 26, how is the risk?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you taking Penicillin medicines?
User :   no. stopped after taking for some 6 months
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Penicillin has to be taken atleast for 5 yeras
Doctor :   after the diagnosis
Doctor :   You should take regular checkups every 6 months to one year
User :   how can i go now? should i continue taking pencilling from now. or is it safe
Doctor :   You should continue for another 5 yeras and have regular check ups
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