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Guidance on techniques for smoking de-addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor !
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes am here.
User :   Doc may i know your name
Doctor :   Dr.xxxxxx
User :   i want to seek advice on quitting smoking
User :   i have been smoking for 9 years now...
Doctor :   ok
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.
User :   27 , M, xxxxxx , xxxxxx , Single , 95Kg, 5'5 , Dep: Yes (2)
Doctor :   where are located
User :   xxxxxx
User :   xxxxxx xxxxxx Region)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   smoking deaddiction
User :   Yes...
User :   i am looking forward to it
Doctor :   involves the counselor
Doctor :   try to reduce the amount of cigarettes u smoke
User :   i have done at times
User :   but relapses occur !
Doctor :   if u cannot u need to seek a counsellor's help
Doctor :   u have to strong in ming
Doctor :   mind
Doctor :   take a firm decision
Doctor :   tell urself u will quit this time
User :   i have many times
User :   i am planning to start nicotine patches and chewing gum !
User :   Do u think xxxxxx is effective !
User :   any side effects !
Doctor :   u need to consult a counsellor before u take it up
Doctor :   as usual chances of dependence
User :   how do i contatc a counsellor
Doctor :   u find them in ur town
Doctor :   support groups and center for de addication
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