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Diagnostic test for Pulmonary Embolism - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   does a vq scan show asthma?
User :   what does it show?
Doctor :   V/Q scan is used for pul embolism
User :   that is the only thing it shows
Doctor :   yeah
User :   why would i have that done than
Doctor :   ok
User :   im getting a chest x ray and vq scan
Doctor :   It is for Pul embolism
User :   i see is that a bad disease
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   I wish to ask you few more question
User :   is it curable
Doctor :   What is your age
Doctor :   Do you have asthma
User :   22
User :   not that i know of
Doctor :   For asthmatics Spirometry is done

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