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Discusion on HIV infections and tests required - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   HEllo Doctor
User :   AMxxxxx
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr xxx here
User :   hello u remember me..
Doctor :   How can i help u now
User :   That day i was asking about HIV
User :   symptoms
Doctor :   yesxxxx, i remember
Doctor :   so how have u been
User :   ya doing good
User :   but feeling some tensions
User :   about the symptoms
Doctor :   what tensions and what kind of symptoms are u talking about ?
User :   Hiv symptoms
Doctor :   can u mention ur symptoms now,
User :   my thraot is problem
User :   since one week
User :   still some thing sought in my throat
Doctor :   have you seen a ENT doc ?
User :   neck pain some where the nervs paining
User :   yes yesterday
Doctor :   so that it could be examined ?
Doctor :   OH ok
User :   he told me infection in my throat
Doctor :   so what did he say?
User :   he given some injection and antibiotics
User :   is HIV causes neck pain i asked him?
User :   he is not responded properly its a infection thats it
Doctor :   so what was his inferance ?
Doctor :   what kind of infection did he inform you?
User :   no..
User :   he given for blood test
Doctor :   did you get tests that i had mentioned earlier
User :   yes..i had blood test urine test
User :   in blood HIV elisa also done
User :   every thing is fine
User :   still am having some times my pennis inside pain
User :   bit
Doctor :   so everything , is normal
User :   ya..
User :   everything is normal
User :   i went for VDRL its normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   am waiting for PCR test results
User :   will be announce tomorrow
Doctor :   ok
User :   waht and all tests are there in STD where can i get those tests in bangalore can u tell me
Doctor :   i dont think u should worry
User :   yes am worrying
Doctor :   VDRL
Doctor :   elisa for HIV
User :   my physician told me no alergy r infection in my penis
User :   he told me dont worry anyway i had a protected
User :   sex
User :   am feeling week
Doctor :   OK
User :   i have reduced 3 kgs wit in 4 dyas
Doctor :   I THINK you need not worry about it as of now, since THE ELISA, was normal according to u, if it was done
User :   still my neck pain is there since am using antibiotics
User :   aome thing still cought in my throat
User :   i dont knwo why am facing this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if your doc, has seen you & has not noticed anything in the throat
Doctor :   ......U should not worry, and relax
User :   he cheked my throat
User :   full of infction
User :   today i have taken some injection
Doctor :   probably its sorethroat, due to bacterial infection
User :   whts that sorethroat
Doctor :   acute pharyngitis = sorethroat
User :   why it will occur
User :   am a chain smoker
Doctor :   smoking is very much a cause of your problems
User :   ooh..
User :   really..
Doctor :   you should stop smoking ASAP
User :   ok...sir
User :   i dont know why i reduced 3 kgs
User :   did anxiety causes this
Doctor :   I THINK u have been worriing too much about these simple problems
User :   yes...
Doctor :   and too much stress over such time could result in such problems
Doctor :   keep away from stress, & relax
User :   ok..
Doctor :   and feel comfortable
Doctor :   you be be ok, within a few days
User :   Is PCR test is Conclusive? for HIV
User :   ok..sir
User :   with in a week test
Doctor :   yes, pcr IS confirmative test
Doctor :   if its negative, then u are not having HIV
User :   ok..sir
Doctor :   SO u can rejoice and relax
User :   ok sir...
User :   for HIV swoolen glands how many days it will be there
Doctor :   HIV can result in persistant LN enlargement for weeks and months together
Doctor :   acute infections cause, NODE enlargements for over 3 weeks or less
User :   what is acute infection
Doctor :   like pharyngitis (as u have) , is a short term infection
Doctor :   these are called acute infections
User :   is it curable?
Doctor :   yes definitely
User :   do u feel i have any sinus infection
Doctor :   it could be, as u have specific symptoms
User :   sinus is permanently curable?
Doctor :   yes
User :   this is fine and why am having some tiimes penis pain
Doctor :   probably due to lack of lubrication and injury during sex,
Doctor :   also, engorged penis can cause pain
User :   ok...
User :   u want me to go for any STD tests
Doctor :   can u tell me what tests have you done so far ?
User :   VDRL and ELSIA
Doctor :   any other tests
User :   and PCR
User :   no..
User :   any others are required?
Doctor :   lets see depending on your PCR resulsts
User :   ok...
User :   is there any testing centres are there for STD in bangalore
Doctor :   yes , go to XXXXXXXX OR BOWRINGS, there will be a SKIN & VENEROLOGY DEPT in there
Doctor :   you will get needed info there
User :   ok
Doctor :   OR else, you can see pvt hospital, where you can find a dermatologist and sexual specilist
User :   will u suggest me some pvt hospitals
Doctor :   OR ST MARTHAS in KR MARKET road
Doctor :   Marthas is a good hospital which is affordable
User :   ooh ok
User :   its in kR market right
Doctor :   on the NRUPATHUNGA road,
User :   any land mark
Doctor :   it is a well known hospital
Doctor :   RBI branch
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Are u there ?
Doctor :   i hope i have solved your query
User :   yes..
Doctor :   please make sure that , u relax and quit stressing about other stuff and carry on with your life
User :   ok..sir..
User :   thank you..
Doctor :   also please provide your feedback at the end of this chat
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   thank you
User :   yes i will do
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