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HIV symptoms and elisa test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   how can i help u
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User :   hi...sorry
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i want to know about HIV symptoms
Doctor :   Within weeks to months after being infected with HIV, a person may feel flu-like symptoms
Doctor :   such as a fever, swollen lymph nodes, headache, gastrointestinal disorders, skin rashes, loss of appetite, and general fatigue
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Symptoms of full-blown AIDS may not appear for months to even years.
User :   after 2 to 3 years
Doctor :   it might
Doctor :   depends on the persons general conditions
User :   ok
Doctor :   and virus count
Doctor :   Symptoms of AIDS include swollen lymph nodes, a fever that comes and goes and lasts anywhere from a few days to a month, chills, sweats, significant weight loss, fatigue, diarrhea, joint and muscle pain, sore throat, a fungal infection of the mouth called thrush, chronic vaginal yeast infections, and viral skin infections, such as herpes sores around the mouth
User :   ok
Doctor :   sometimes it might present after 10 years
User :   ok
Doctor :   what we called lantency periods
Doctor :   if ur in doubt u can get elisa done
Doctor :   or hiv testing done
User :   where i can do that
Doctor :   it will take 3-6 months
Doctor :   for test to become positive
Doctor :   all labs
Doctor :   any lab u can contact
Doctor :   they do this
User :   ok
Doctor :   or leading corporate hospitals
Doctor :   patient information is kept
Doctor :   confidential
Doctor :   we can help get the test done
Doctor :   if u wish
Doctor :   all leading hospitals
Doctor :   we can fix appointment for u
Doctor :   if u wish so
Doctor :   confirm ur details
Doctor :   if so
User :   how many days it will take to get the result
Doctor :   elisa isit
User :   yes
Doctor :   3 hours
User :   ok
Doctor :   depends on the centre

User :   ok
Doctor :   where itis performed
Doctor :   some places they take 72 hours
User :   ok
Doctor :   total test duration is 40 mins only
User :   ok
Doctor :   report can take time
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
User :   is it like normal blood test?
Doctor :   yep
User :   ok
Doctor :   For health purposes I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   30/M/Software Engg//Married
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
User :   nothing else
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   ok fine
Doctor :   thankx for visiting healthcaremagic
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   u too
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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