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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   My wife was having fever 3 times in the last one month
Doctor :   Ok

User :   we had consulted a doctor and blood test was done.
Doctor :   Ok

User :   the blood test report says "marked neutrophilic leucocytosis"
User :   would like to undersatnd on what is this
User :   WBC count is 0000
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
There is increased Neutrophil count
Doctor :  
which indicates a bacterial infection
User :   is that normal doctor. should i worry about anything?
Doctor :   It is slightly increased

Doctor :  
She undergo treatment with a course of antibiotics
Doctor :  
Were any other tests done?
User :   no doctor
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   How about the lymphocyte count
User :   one sec doctor.
Doctor :   Sure

User :   6.8%
Doctor :   Lymphocytes?

User :   yeah
User :   is that wrong doctor
Doctor :  
6.8 percent is low
User :   what would be the implication
Doctor :   Lymphocytes should be around 30-40 percent

Doctor :   A low count should not be there

Doctor :  
I would like you to reconfirm it once
User :   oh. ok sir. i will check again
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   it is 6.8% only
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i checked the report again
User :   is it dangerous
Doctor :  
I would request you to repeat the test
Doctor :   I will suggest you certain tests if you agree
User :   sure doctor. go on
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
These tests are required
User :   ok
Doctor :  
About the symptoms could you throw some more light?
User :   fever on and off. cough
User :   she also has wheezing
Doctor :   On and off

Doctor :  
how frequent?
User :   last 30 days, fever has come 3 times
Doctor :   Fine

Doctor :  
Not an issue
Doctor :  
Does she have any urinary symptoms?
Doctor :  
Bcos women sometimes do not express that
User :   she has white discharge often
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Then there is a reason
Doctor :  
for the fever
Doctor :  
White discharge indicates infection
User :   oh ok.
User :   should i worry doctor? or is it easily curable
Doctor :  
It has to be treated by a Gynecologist
Doctor :  
Treatment is available
Doctor :  
You need not worry
User :   ok doctor. thank you. i will do TC, DC and ESR and will come back with the results
Doctor :   Sure

Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.

User :   sure doctor. thanks
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