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Treatment of herpes infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Today Docter confirmed me about my Herpes problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   Hi.. From last three days.. i was having some pain in left side of my back. I thought may be due to some wrong sleeping posture. I used Volini Spray..but pain did not reduce. Now in morning I saw some blisters in the pain region..Went to doctor and gave me some medine and painkiller. Pain is so acute now that i can't even sleep. what should i do at this period of night
Doctor :  
ok
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doctor confirmed it to be herpes?
User :   Yes.
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what is the medication u are taking?
User :   1. Meftal Forte 2.herpikind 800. 3.nervigard xl
Doctor :  
ok
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thats enough
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nothing else is required
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i know uts irritating and painful
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but it will not come down in a day
User :   so, what should i do now to reduce the pain a little bit, so that i can have a little nap..
Doctor :  
u take one meftal forte tablet now
Doctor :   dont take it with empty stomah
Doctor :  
have something and then take the tablet
User :   I am little confused.. I was going on net about this disease. I learnt that the blisters are painfull and inflammatory. But I don't feel such thing for me.
I feel as some pins and needles are pinned somewhere inside after every 1 minute.
Sometimes I feel the blisters are caused by Voline..may be I am allegic to that.
Doctor :  
i feel u should follow the doctor u have seen
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cos i cannot comment with out physical examination
Doctor :   dont follow
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internet
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doctor is the right person to diagnose and treat
User :   you are right..i know..the pain is making me crazy. How long this pain will remain...
Doctor :  
it will be atleast for a week
Doctor :  
herpes is a very painful condition'
User :   Sir, what actually is Herpes..I have never suffered chicken pox..how did i get this virus.
Doctor :  
herpes is a viral infection
Doctor :   even if u get chicken pox or not
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\u can get herpes
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normally it is transmitted through kissing
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or having sex
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but even otherwise u can get it just like any other bacterial infection
User :   tomorrow i am calling my Brother to my house to help me....is it ok...I afraid if it is contagious..
Doctor :   nothing to worry

Doctor :  
u can call him
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but ask him to be careful if he is touching those blisters
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every time ask him to clean hand with disinfected like savlon'
User :   This weekend i am leaving for Hong kong..As you said it will remain for 7 days..7 days after blister appear...or 7 days after pain start. Actually i want to know at which stage I am start or middle
Doctor :  
when did it start?
Doctor :  
one week is minimum some times it can be even for 2 weeks also
User :   it was on thursday
Doctor :  
but as u are taking medication lets hope it will come down as early as possible
User :   hahaha... always hope for the best...
User :   thanks for your support and time
Doctor :  
yes u are right
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welcome
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Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?


Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   yes, Should i cancel my trip to hong kong..it is for one month
Doctor :   not required
User :   thank you...may i know your good name
Doctor :  
i am
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no
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i am from
User :   are mo
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ohh
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i dint know
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where are u from?
User :   .Thank you
Doctor :  
anyways happy journey,bye take care
User :   how to close this chat program
Doctor :   i will close
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