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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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How can I help you?
User :   i'd recently done vma urine test and the results are positive 16.80mg/day what does that mean
Doctor :   Ok
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Please give me a minute
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Let me go through your previous chats
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Can we proceed now?
User :   yes
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Urine VMA of this value means they are raised
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The conditions where Urine VMA is increased are
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1) Anxiety
Doctor :   2) Ganglioblastoma
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3) Neuroblastoma
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4) Pheochromocytoma
Doctor :   5) Stress can also cause this increase

Doctor :   You might be surprised to know that certain foods and medicines

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intake shall increase the value in the Urine
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so the point I try to mention here is it is not the test that matters
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it is the symptoms or problems you
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have
User :   all these AAAAAAA you've mentioned are very frightening however
i've done full ct abdomen which came perfectly normal does it mean anything
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It does not mean anything then
Doctor :   Do you have some problems now?
User :   apart from sweating and anxiety none
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Ok
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So did you see the doctor for the same problem?
User :   yes he had ordered me these tests
User :   i've also done stress echo etc which are norma;
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Ok in fact he was trying to rule out the cause of your anxiety
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which is caused by all those 'omas'
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Ok since the CT rules out those things
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you should be happy
User :   do i need to see a phscho for this
Doctor :   I suggest you to see a Counsellor

User :   i mean psychologist
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first
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Ye
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Yes
User :   waht kind of counsellor
Doctor :   Clinical Psychologist
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Which city u are in?
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Ok Let me search for one if possible now
User :   yes
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Do you want me to?
User :   please do
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User :   can i log in after some time there is a power failure thanks
Doctor :   I shall send you a mail

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