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HIV and tests to detect it. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   Are you there..
User :   good afternoon sir i am stay in XXXX. in m famile my father is suffering hiv so i dont know my mother is having or not and we are dont go further checkup my mother and i am having two yonger sister any problem occurs to me and my sister please tell me sir
Doctor :   Are you there....
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   When was your Father diagnosed of being HIV+ve
Doctor :   Any case all the family members are required to undergo the test ( that includes your mother and all the children
Doctor :   Since it is done for free in Government Hospitals you will not be having to spend for that too..and also the treatment is also available there..
Doctor :   Are you there..
User :   yes i am here sir but i will spend more mony to test ( differenrt test ) according to DR advise and test for western test but the final result is also true
Doctor :   The basic tests like ELISA & WESTERN BLOT are in itself suffecient..
Doctor :   Only if they are not confirmatory we will require further tests to be done..
User :   yes sir hiv is conformed becose the treatment given DR is very big name in medical field and having good experience in the profession also
Doctor :   I told that only if ELISA/ WESTERN blot are not confirmatory then you will need further tests, so any ways since your Father has been confirmed of being HIV+ve then it is amust for all the family
Doctor :   members to get the test done..
User :   sir my main question is if my mother is having if any problem becasue my DR told me if your mother is also having it directle effect you and your famile becasue she is cooking and prepare the food using the hands in hands below the finger is always dry so some blood cloting is occur
Doctor :   HIV will not spread by cooking or eating the food prepared by some one who is HIV+ve..The way your mother can give you HIV is during birth or while breast feeding you..
Doctor :   That is the reason why i asked you when was your Father diagnosed of being the again what is your age and of your sisters.
Doctor :   This will give me a fair idea to help you better..
User :   soory sir for being late my response becouse some power problem. my age is 23 and my younger sisters are 22 and 20
Doctor :   When was your Father Diagnosed with this Virus..
Doctor :   Please Fill this form and tell me when done..
User :   sir i did not get the question when means
Doctor :   Since when is your Father on treatment
User :   last 4 mont back sir
User :   in XXXXXX,
Doctor :   Ok...There is less chance for you and your sisters to have the virus.. so you do not have to worry much.. but your mother will neeed to have the test done for sure....
User :   at that time the DR is told me and mother so my mother is not with me and my sisters my mother is is in house and me and my sister are stay in XXXX.m y mother is not comming with us becose of my mother intention is dont spoil her childern
Doctor :   No that is a worng notion since there are very less chance of your mother spreading it to you now unless you have a chance to take her blood..through some blood transfusion..or some thing like that..
User :   sir if my mother is having if there is possible any possible to affect me and my sister or no problem to stay with my mother becouse my mother is prepare the food thets why iam asking.
Doctor :   you will need to convince your mother on that..and tell her that she will not and cannot spread it to you if she is not donating blood to you..only if there is direct blood transfer there can be a possibility that you will get it form her..
Doctor :   How ever cooking will not spread the virus..
Doctor :   you could give me the email id of your because we could mail a document on the modes of spread of HiV
Doctor :   The meausres that need to be followed..
Doctor :   Have you filled the feed back from..
User :   ok sir thank you .my E-mail id is YYYY@YYYY . thanks for giveng information .
User :   no sir i am not filled know only i fillep and send
Doctor :   ok
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