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What are the different ways to quit smoking? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Dec-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi doctor.
Doctor:Please go ahead with your question
User:well... I just have a query.. what is the limit that can be considerate as a smoker..
Doctor:is the limit
User:actlyy trying to leave but just that cant do it at once
Doctor:You may get help from a counselor or a psychiatrist
User:so any suugestion for that/\
User:i am not under any stress..
Doctor:You can use nicotine chewing gums
User:just that it kind of became habit
Doctor:Yes, I understand that you are not stressed
User:tried chewing gum...
User:but when sumone smokes near... cant help it
Doctor:consulting a counselor or a psychiatrist is not only for stress
Doctor:or mental disease
User:no.. m al ok..
Doctor:you can consult them for understanding the ways for quitting smoking
Doctor:I am not saying that you are not healthy
Doctor:all I am saying is, you can consult a couselor to help you quit smoking
Doctor:you should be strong in your decision
Doctor:and you should avoid being with people who smoke
Doctor:you should avoid situations where there is higher likelihood of compulsion to smoke
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User:yah.. sory..
User:was kind of little busy
User:sure.. i will try..
User:thanx for the advice..
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor:Ok, you are welcome
User:will come back with lot other problems later..
Doctor:welcome back
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User:hello doc
Doctor:how can I help you this time?
User:wel i actually have few questions from my mom.
User:she is 53 yrs.
User:and always kind of sick.
Doctor:what do you mean by sick?
User:while she work household.. she is not that bad.. but once the day work is over she is sick by the time she goes to bed.
User:headache, body pain and tired some.
User:headache is tyhe major concern
User:*the major
Doctor:what kind of information are you looking for?
User:in short if she works she is ok.. and if she rest she falls sick.
Doctor:I don't think that is what you just described
User:well al i wanna ask is that she have visited doctor .. bt they jus say its because she is having low pressure..
User:but is that al..
Doctor:feeling tired at the end of the day and having headaches at the end of the day is not same as feeling sick while resting
Doctor:have you got her blood work done?
Doctor:like hemoglobin levels
Doctor:and vitamin levels?
Doctor:is she diabetic?
Doctor:is she taking any medicines?
User:no diabitics
User:no medicines for now..
Doctor:what about hemoglobin level
User:but few days back she was having fever for quite some time.
Doctor:and vitamin levels?
User:its kind of low..
User:vitamin level i dont know.
Doctor:since when has she noticed this tiredness and headache?
User:a long time back..
Doctor:how long?
User:actully she is a hard working person... and alwayz engaged with some or other physical work.
Doctor:How low is the hemoglobin?
User:almost 6 yrs.
User:or more.
User:i dont have the record right now.
User:if possible i will send in the records.
Doctor:Please check the vitamin levels, it should include, Vitamin-B12, Vitamin D, and Folic acid levels
Doctor:and check the hemoglobin levels again
User:ok.. will keep that in mind.
Doctor:consult an ENT doctor for the headache first
Doctor:if everything is normal, then consult an Eye doctor to see if she needs any spects
Doctor:and check the blood sugar levels once every 6 months
User:she had sinus earlier.. but she had it treated.. could it also be the reason for the headache???
Doctor:Yes, recurrent or chronic sinusitis can be a reason for long standing headaches
User:i will get the reports once..
Doctor:You can consult us again once you have the reports
User:sure.... !!! i will do that once i have the report..
User:as that time it will be more convient.
User:neway thanx once again..
Doctor:You are welcome
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