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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi sir I need to speak to Dr. Mazumdar
Doctor :   I am Dr.Mazumdar
Doctor :   Please carry on
User :   Since he has the track of of My HIstory
User :   This is
User :   Are u there sir
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Please continue
Doctor :   I remember you
Doctor :   I know all about you
User :   I want to know what am i suffering from
User :   Some clarifications and then some tests refer
User :   please
User :   Nov 3rd - I did an EIA test at Throcare
User :   The result was 0.06 OD..
Doctor :   I know all about them
User :   Where it says if it is less then 0.90 then it is negative
Doctor :   I know all about them
User :   Ok so I have completed my Six Months on Feb 22nd...
User :   the other minimal exposure
Doctor :   our previous discussion we arrived at a point that you do not have any disease of what so ever
Doctor :   You should not be worried in any way
User :   This time the result was 0.10
User :   od
User :   It increased now
User :   from 0.06 to to 0.10 OD from Nov 3 till Feb 27th
Doctor :   Do you mean it showed positive?
Doctor :   Are you asking about the ELISA test
User :   no but antibodies have increased
User :   yes
User :   yes EIA from
User :   4th Generation test
User :   ELISA
Doctor :   Wonderful the antibodies increased
Doctor :   which shows you are perfectly safe
User :   Yes sir....
User :   why sir...... how come
Doctor :   The antibodies are the protective things
Doctor :   that are developed
Doctor :   the keep on increasing
Doctor :   saying that the person is more protective than earlier
User :   But why the result increased
User :   why from 0.06 to 0.10
User :   where it says
User :   and More than 1. somthing is positive
Doctor :   Did you conduct both the tests in the same lab?
User :   Yes....
User :   No not in the same
User :   Same as but in diffrent places
User :   of same company....and i think tests are done at same place
Doctor :   The results may differ basing on many factors
User :   Like i will tell u
User :   Before Nov 3rd... I had fever
User :   mild fever....
User :   and before 27th Feb.....
User :   I had some face allergy..... for that i had a basic allergy tablet that night
User :   Are u there
Doctor :   yes
User :   sir
Doctor :   reading
Doctor :   what you had written
Doctor :   hello there
Doctor :   are you typing
User :   And in the month of December... i was admitted in hospital for 5 days and taken lots of seline and lots of Vitamins etc....
Doctor :   I know all this
Doctor :   I still do not understand your question
User :   My Question is why 0.06 it went to 0.10
User :   am developing the desease......
User :   or i am safe and not to disscuss on thsi doubt.....
Doctor :   You are safe
Doctor :   and should not bother unless it crossed the 0.219
User :   Ok my next doubt....
User :   yesterday evening in the Bus at 11 Pm I had a fight with a guy....
User :   in the fighting he gave me two punches on my eyes
User :   and i bleeded a lot....
User :   Then later in the night i went to the doctor and did my dressing
Doctor :   Ok
User :   later i checked his hands and found no cut in his hands
User :   U know why i am asking this question to....
User :   May be he was wering some ring on his hand
User :   Can i be infected again
Doctor :   Come on you should not be afraid
User :   I don't know.... Why do i always keep my life at risk
Doctor :   What is the risk involved here?
User :   I don't may be the ring has he virus or may be his hand has some blood cuts..... i don't know....
User :   My skin got crack.... and heavy bleeding happened
Doctor :   Look the virus cannot be alive if it comes out of the human body
Doctor :   so it cannot stay on the rings, cuts etc
Doctor :   it is the nature of that virua
Doctor :   virus
User :   Ok sir.... So no risk in this situations....
Doctor :   Yeah
User :   Now My third and last major Doubt....
User :   From first day of my risk..... That is may May....
Doctor :   Both of the times you were proved by ELISA that you are not infected
User :   I ahve been showing all kinds of symtoms...... And i develop diffrent kinds always
Doctor :   What is your third doubt
User :   From 2 weeks before that
User :   My eyes goes dry ion the vening
User :   i feel weak in the evening
User :   serious weakness
User :   When i wake up in the morning i feel fresh
User :   But Post lunch - lack of energy etc...... I feel tired etc....
User :   Lots and lots of Dandruff......
User :   always though i wash it
User :   I loose memory.....Like i can't recollect
User :   things
User :   Leg palms get wet a lot
User :   Allergy keeps on coming on face......
User :   When the allergy / rashes comes on face i feel really weak....
Doctor :   Look believe me you are worried about your sickness
User :   I use Memto
Doctor :   You have a different problem
User :   and it goes some when i apply Fugitos memeto oint ment
User :   My euys itch a lot in the evening and becomes red
User :   Dec. i had a complete medical check up
User :   like chest X ray
User :   Sonography
User :   Typhoid
User :   maleria
User :   Widal test
Doctor :   ok
User :   Cbc
User :   My Urine smells
User :   And then i am scared on all of these......
Doctor :   That is natural
Doctor :   I already told you to take the help of a Counsellor
Doctor :   You need some counselling personally
User :   I have gone to good doctors.....
Doctor :   regarding your lifestyle, though processes
Doctor :   You do not need other doctors
Doctor :   You need only a psychologist
User :   etc.... they say anxiety, stress etc....
Doctor :   who can sit with you and counsel you on certain things
User :   I went to Psychatrist many times.... He increases the power of Medicine.....
Doctor :   If you go for 2 to 3 sittings
User :   For me you are the one who can counsel me.....
Doctor :   You feel better
Doctor :   Take the help of Yoga and Meditation
Doctor :   if you wish me to counsel
Doctor :   I say you to take Yoga classes
Doctor :   It sets your thinking
Doctor :   and thought processes
User :   I am joing Gym Yoga Month
User :   The thing am I ignoring some desease
Doctor :   Just be hygienic personally
Doctor :   Take bath twice a day
User :   Like I have lot's of Gastic problems .......
Doctor :   take headbath
Doctor :   alternate days
User :   Ok....
Doctor :   using NIZRAL shampo
User :   I take everyday
Doctor :   and then apply hair conditioner
User :   I use Fongtas shampoo
Doctor :   Clean your comb daily with hotwater
Doctor :   before you use it
User :   Why sir
Doctor :   Do not let other use your comb, it how the dandruff spreads
Doctor :   Do not take any medicines unless prescribed by the doctor
User :   No only my sister uses
User :   she does not have dandruff
Doctor :   No one should use your comb
Doctor :   you should have a personal comb
User :   ok...
Doctor :   This again comes under personal hygiene
User :   OK
Doctor :   While going out use ELOVERA SPF 30 lotion
Doctor :   as the summer approaches the skin damages happens a lot
User :   OK.....
User :   on the face skin
Doctor :   Are you suing any medicines now?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Eat fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   Reduce meat products
Doctor :   this will help in relieving the gas problems
Doctor :   Avoid oily and junk food
Doctor :   this will also helps in easy diggestion
User :   No... Only i take Allergy tablets in the night...when i really feel weak.. or allegy comes on my face
Doctor :   Any time yu feel hungry in between meals eat a fruit
Doctor :   than junk food
User :   I do that.... My Anus burns alot... I eat Chana.... etc....
Doctor :   Reduce them
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   Eat high fibre food
User :   wht is fibre food...
Doctor :   increases the bulk of your food
Doctor :   makes you less hungry
Doctor :   and soft stools daily
User :   ok....
Doctor :   and regularly
User :   I will find fiber food items now
User :   So what abt these symptoms
User :   are these mental problems.......
User :   or some kind of other desease am i dveloping
User :   Is it becoz of heavy anxety.... panic attacks etc....
Doctor :   It is not obvious
Doctor :   but you have to set things right
Doctor :   before it takes more out of you
User :   Or Am i developing TB
Doctor :   so I suggest you to set your thinking process right
Doctor :   Maintain proper hygiene
Doctor :   and Do yoga
Doctor :   you will be alright in 2 months
Doctor :   I assure you that
Doctor :   Follow the instructions I gave you now
User :   what abt allergy that develops on my face
Doctor :   Pl send me a snap of that and let me look at it first
Doctor :   to my email ID
Doctor :   take a close shot
Doctor :   and describe how it started
User :   Or Am I suffering from Hypchondrasis
User :   which i discoverd from Internet
Doctor :   i already told you not to read anything from the internet
Doctor :   last time when we were chatting
Doctor :   If you do so, it will add more worries to your thoughts
Doctor :   and you will never get answers
User :   Ok sir.... i showed this to a doctor.....
Doctor :   ok what did he say
Doctor :   did he give momate
User :   and gave me some medicines
User :   No I will tell u
User :   and then the doctor gave me Fujitos ointment and Allegra Tables
User :   After applying that it went.....
User :   off
User :   for hive i went to a diffrent dotor
Doctor :   ok
User :   Then i stpped... the Rashes kept on comimng and gron completey on my face (Like it began from chic to the complete face
User :   Sorry i think the sentences are skipping
Doctor :   Ok please send the snaps of the them
Doctor :   I shall look into them
Doctor :   Ok?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   I have sent you the snap....
User :   I have sent you
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I will check it
Doctor :   and get back to you in next 24 hours
User :   When i showed this to a new doctor
User :   And He gave me some medcines ( Like Lacto clamine etc...) and and some Tablets and it went and in a week it came.... I went to my old doctor
Doctor :   If you keep changing the doctors
User :   Then he gave me one ointment which is Mometo
Doctor :   It shall not be benefitted
User :   But when i apply this ointment since four months.... it comes and goes.... Etc.....
User :   So it is not HIV
Doctor :   Ok I will check the snap and get back to you
Doctor :   No no
Doctor :   it cannot be
Doctor :   I feel it is very simple
Doctor :   and because of your over use of medicnes
Doctor :   it is not healing
Doctor :   and your psychological stress increasing
User :   Ok last question the fight which i had last night .... i won't lead me to any Hiv
User :   And lastly my Armpits ( Whre swollen lymph glands - i don't find) but it pains
Doctor :   It will not lead to HIV
Doctor :   they pain when enlarged
User :   and near my grion area... it pains... when i try finding some swollen lymph gald... i don't find it.....
Doctor :   It cannot be found by yourself
Doctor :   only a doctor
Doctor :   can find it
Doctor :   there is a special examination for it
Doctor :   Do not worry
User :   I showed this to a STD specialits.....
User :   he said no.......
User :   he checked.....
Doctor :   If you do doctor shopping it increases your anxiety
User :   but why sudden tension comes
Doctor :   and more questions
User :   on those parts....
Doctor :   and find no answers for your questions
Doctor :   Do not bother
User :   Mild pain comes from there
User :   ok sir.... I will not i will do as u say.... will join Yoga Gym etc.....
User :   when should i chat with you again.... for allergy..... and this pains etc....
Doctor :   tomorrow same time
User :   and wht test do u suggest? that i will do mean while
Doctor :   No tests
Doctor :   required
Doctor :   for today
Doctor :   I will say tomorrow
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Bye then
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
Doctor :   Good nite
User :   ok sir..... No Hiv u said.... i am so happy... i can live happily
Doctor :   very much
User :   ok sir... see u tommrow.... is it possible on Monday....
Doctor :   Yeah
Doctor :   we will meet on Monday
Doctor :   Ok bye then
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