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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   HI
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   gd aftrn
User :   i am a 24 yr old male
Doctor :   Good evening
User :   wrkn prfsnl
User :   i masturbate often when i get sexually exited
Doctor :   ok
User :   bt in april i hd sex with a russian prostitute
User :   with 2 condoms
User :   and this wz my 1st time of intercourse
User :   i am jst afraid whether i am healthy or am i infected by any STD
Doctor :   When was this
User :   hw shld i make my self clear if i am healthy and hd a safe sex with tht female
Doctor :   yes
User :   this was in april 08 1st week
Doctor :   u need to consult a physician
Doctor :   and get these tests done
Doctor :   ELISA
Doctor :   or tridot test
Doctor :   Elisa test for HIV
User :   shld i get these tests done from a lab or shld i 1st go to a physician
Doctor :   get these tests done in lab and consult a physician
Doctor :   if the result is positive
Doctor :   Are you with me ?
User :   even though i hd enough time with her i hd only 1 intercourse with her as we were nt having enough codoms
User :   and we both were involved in mouth to mouth kissing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did you develop nay other symptoms soon after this event or may be within the 2-3 weeks periods
User :   is there still a possibility of any transmission of disease by kissing as well
Doctor :   of the same
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Epstein barr virus or the Kissing disease is attained this way
User :   wht r the symtoms of this
Doctor :   * Fatigue
* Weakness
* Sore throat, perhaps a strep throat that doesn't get better with antibiotics
* Fever
* Swollen lymph nodes in your neck and armpits
* Swollen tonsils
* Headache
* Skin rash
* Loss of appetite
* Soft, swollen spleen
* Night sweats
User :   ?
Doctor :   It can be any one among the above or may be
Doctor :   that it can be even a mix of the same
Doctor :   fever and sore throat usually lessen within a couple of weeks
Doctor :   fatigue, enlarged lymph nodes and a swollen spleen may last for a few weeks longer.
User :   wht are lymph nodes and a swollen spleen
Doctor :   That is on examinations that you shall see
Doctor :   or
Doctor :   the lymph node swellings may be seen and
Doctor :   on the out side
User :   i jst meant whch part of our body is lymph nodes and a swollen spleen
Doctor :   Spleen is in the Abdomen and Lymph nodes can be any where in the body
User :   k
User :   please tell where and wht all tests shld i go for
User :   whch laboratory
Doctor :   ELISA for HIV will be the minimal that you need to do for now
Doctor :   We suggest to get the investigations done at an accredited and barcoded lab, like THYROCARE. You can find out the nearest location at WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   whr shld i get this done ?
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you can tell us your PINCODE
Doctor :   we can arrange for a Door step pick up of the sample
Doctor :   You will get a call from THYROCARE representative for home service. Please give your PINCODE, Mobile number and address. You can discuss about discounts with him/her.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   do you have any idea how much this may costs
Doctor :   It would cost you around Rs. 350/=
Doctor :   Are you with me ?
User :   ya i am still there
Doctor :   Will you need to get the test done from our end
User :   i hv sm more qstns
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   still today i dnt hv any kind of the above mentioned symtoms
Doctor :   ok
User :   bt as per your advice i will anyhow get this elisa tests done with any of the labs near to my location
Doctor :   but then you need to understand that you are not going to have any symptoms when your having HIV
Doctor :   and that shall need to be tested
Doctor :   since you do not have any symptoms it will still need to be tested
User :   dose this tests require only the blood sample of mine or anythng else also
Doctor :   Blood sample only
User :   ok
Doctor :   You shall be getting a discount and the facility of the door step pickup of the samples
User :   one final question
Doctor :   ok
User :   also please let me know the precautionary measure that is to be taken when i have sex with an unknown partner apart from a condom
Doctor :   Nothing else at all
Doctor :   make sure you do not mouth the vaginal and the infective areas
User :   wht abt lip to lip kissing
User :   shld i avoid this
Doctor :   Better avoided
Doctor :   since you are not sure of your partner in that case
User :   and will i get infected if my partner mouths my penis
User :   are
User :   sorry penis and penis area
Doctor :   yes there are Herpes simplex or Human papilloma virus
Doctor :   Are you with me ?
User :   plz tell me finally shld i go for only for elisa test time being or both elisa and tridot test is required right now
Doctor: Elisa test for HIV
User :   srry
User :   plz tell me finally shld i go for only for elisa test time being or both elisa and tridot test is required right now
User :   ??
Doctor :   ELISA for HIV is the test that you need you to go for
User :   wht is tridot test for
User :   and whn should get examinated for tht
User :   and whn should i get examinated for tht
Doctor :   that is also another test for hiv and not any where sensitive or specific than the ELISA if you need to do any other tests
Doctor :   Western Blot
Doctor :   at the earliest will be the best that you need to get it done
User :   when should i see a physician if the test comes positive or negative
Doctor :   The sooner the better
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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