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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   may I know your good name ?
User :   I am XXXXXXXX from ----
User :   now moving to ----, ----
Doctor :   Dr. -----
User :   for a new job
User :   I will be travelling a lot in East, West and North Africa
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   Age: 26.5 years
User :   Occupation: ----------
User :   Marital Status: Single
User :   Waight: 62 Kgs (approx)
User :   Hight: 5'6"
User :   Dependents: yes (Parents)
Doctor :   Please proceed with your medical Query .
User :   I don't smoke, chew tobacco or take alcohol
User :   I would like to know about yellow fever
User :   and about other diseases prevalent in that region
Doctor :   Malaria, Water Borne Infections, are prevalent
Doctor :   What in Particular are you looking for in Yellow Fever
User :   I am asked to get a yellow fever vaccination from India
User :   what is it ?
Doctor :   Yes it is essential for you to take one since you will be traveling and based on your serum samples you will be authorized by the doctor about the ability to travel
User :   doest it gives fever after taking the vaccination ?
Doctor :   No it will raise the Antibodies in you against the Yellow fever causing virus
User :   what about other protection from other diseases ?
Doctor :   Traveling to an area in which the yellow fever virus is known to be present puts you at risk of the disease
User :   what precautions should I take ?
User :   from Malaria
User :   or from other diseases
User :   some ppl advised me for taking mineral water only, keeping a mosquito net etc.
Doctor :   I will let you know about that and for Malaria
Doctor :   you can take Some thing called Presumptive treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :   that is the treatment meant to prevent the Malaria in you Primaquine is the Drug but you will have to get to the Doctor before you start y\our self on it
User :   could you email me more information on it
Doctor :   You can ask on this chat it self since we need to be specific about it
Doctor :   and it may not be attained as to what your Questions are and What you are looking forward to it will be good if you
Doctor :   can ask it here
Doctor :   In Specific
Doctor :   Are you there XXXXXXXX ?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Are you there XXXXXXXX ?
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