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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi doctor
User :   one of my relative is diagonised with hepatitis c with 0000 viral load in blood but he is healthy and has no problems. what do you advice for treatment
User :   hi
Doctor :   See the Hepatitis C has a great chance of cirrhosis
User :   0000 viral load is this a starting stage
Doctor :   There is no starting stage

Doctor :   If it is Hep C it is it aof any load
User :   i heard lots of complications of kydney failure etc if you go for treatment
User :   depression etc
User :   is it fully curable
Doctor :   Hepatitis C needs extra percuations
Doctor :   to be taken
Doctor :   it is highly transmittable than Hep B
Doctor :   The Hep C requires some medications to be taken
Doctor :   called Ribavarins and Interferosn
Doctor :   the drugs have dcertain side effecs
User :   but i am worried if he gets other disease like diabitis if cured with interferon and ribavirins

User :   cost is also around 5 lacs for 6 months treatment and virus will not go fully even after that

Doctor :   The drugs are given outweighing benefits to risks

Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   hence a dreadful virus it is
Doctor :   For health purposes I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:

User :   i am not able to decide as i was told only 10 % infected get liver failure rest it goes without any affect to liver

Doctor :   That is for hep B
Doctor :   the rate is more for Hep C
Doctor :   it is upto 30 %
User :   30 yrs married and just delivered a baby housewif

Doctor :   Ok[
User :   can the virus be fully eliminated after the treatment

Doctor :   The complete cure cannot be possibel but certa9inly the replication rate is cut down drastically
Doctor :   if treated correctly by the Gastroenterologist
User :   can you suggest good doctors or in the country who are experiensed in treating such patients

Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
User :   can you suggest some good doctors

Doctor :   Please confirm the details,
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
User :   yes

Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
User :   no can you give the doctors name so that i can maintain my relatives confidentiality

Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   The doctors name is given confidentially
Doctor :   and we assure you that
User :   dont ask anyone to call me as i want good doctor and want to know his credentials before approaching him

Doctor :   First let us assess the review
Doctor :   of all the doctors
Doctor :   who has exp
Doctor :   and give yuo the name
Doctor :   We will do on yoiur part
Doctor :   before giving you the suggestion OK
Doctor :   Dont worry about the details
Doctor :   Theya re 100% confidential;
User :   but i dont want anyone to call me and market his services

User :   i want names of doctors who are good in this field i will select and meet them
Doctor :   Dont yu want one of our doctors to call yu

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