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Tubercoloma & cysticercercus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   m taking forecox daily 3 tablets is it ok m suffing from tuberculoma
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query?
User :   my mri result cysticercercus
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so dr. prescibed me forecox
User :   ofloc200 bd,benadone 40 mg1/2od
Doctor :   Cysticercus and tuberculoma 2 entirely different entities.
Doctor :   To help you understand better,
Doctor :   Can I know few specific details about you?
User :   sir mri repot possibility of tubercoloma &cysticercercus cant ruled out
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   male 20yr
Doctor :   Do you have history of tuberculosis?
User :   no record in
Doctor :   Why was MRI done?
Doctor :   * I mean can you specify your symptom due to which the doctor got the MRI?
User :   drKK XXXXXXXX ADVISED ME FOR DIFFERENITE IN TUBERCOLOMA OR CYSTICERCRCUS
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have history of on and off fever,
Doctor :   Are you losing weight?
Doctor :   Is your appetite reduced?
Doctor :   Do you have history of chronic cough?
User :   NOW HE PRESCRIBED ME ZENOXA 450MG BDWYSOLONE40 MG, ALBENDAZOLE400MGBD
User :   YES
User :   IM LOOSING WEIGHT
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
User :   SIR
Doctor :   Tuberculoma and cysticercus are entirely different entities.
Doctor :   The first one is caused by tuberculosis infection and the second by a parasite.
Doctor :   Both of these are responsible for headaches, convulsions.
Doctor :   It's hard to differentiate them, even with MRI, unless
Doctor :   a stereotatic biopsy of the affect region is performed.
User :   ANOTHER DR S XXXXXXXX DM NEURO CONFIRM TUBERCULOMA& DR xxxxXXXXXXX ADVISED EPILPSY &CYSTYCIRCUS
User :   SIR IS IT POSSIBLE,MY SON IS STUDENT OF
Doctor :   Can you confirm your phone number, so that I can call you and discuss over the phone( if it is ok with you)?
User :   PL SIR BASE NO-0000&0000
User :   SIR PL GIVE ME YR NO FOR ADVISE
User :   U R 4M
Doctor :   I am a general physician and not from XXXXXXX.
User :   I M XXXXXX
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