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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   well my connection dropped. is it possible to gety to the sanme person ?
Doctor :   kindly proceed
Doctor :   the same person
Doctor :   there are avrious types of herpes
User :   i was talking with a doctor and i got disconnected
Doctor :   where are the rashes located
User :   is it possible to came back to him?
Doctor :   yes there are more chances of getting back
User :   what?
User :   are you real or its a automatic system?
Doctor :   where are the points seen, which part of the body
User :   what is the daate tooday
Doctor :   today is 5th august 2009
User :   are you real?
Doctor :   iam real
Doctor :   kindly proceed
Doctor :   and answer to the questions
User :   hmm
Doctor :   so that i can help you better
Doctor :   where are the points located
User :   ill try but i doubt you are real
Doctor :   it is up to you to belive
User :   do you know something about h!e!r!!pes ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   iam the same doctor whom you were chatting
Doctor :   so i know the history
User :   you sure?
Doctor :   kindly proceed
User :   nice
User :   so where we where
User :   i have got this situation with him
Doctor :   where are the points located, which part of the body
User :   and i have red some wikipedia and some documentations
Doctor :   ok
User :   all tell me its quitely impossible to " have herpes " like this ,,this come from somewhere .. .and the incubation time is 2 to 10 days
User :   so i need to understand thrulu
User :   *thruly
Doctor :   you cannot judge by reading some websites
User :   i have first few questions
Doctor :   there are various types of herpes: herpes simplex, genital herpes and herpes zoster
User :   trust me you dont say that to the good person my friend ;)
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   i will never say
User :   i made my life over it , and i am pretty good to find & evaluate
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Herpes is the name of a group of viruses that cause painful blisters and sores. One kind of herpes, herpes simplex, causes both cold sores around the mouth and genital herpes (herpes around the sexual organs). Herpes zoster, another kind of herpes, causes chickenpox and shingles.
User :   i dont trust everything but as internet is used as it is , when you get so much info
User :   that is why i want to talk with a doctor
User :   someone that is human
User :   and have some expertise
Doctor :   iam a human onlu
Doctor :   kinldy proceed
User :   i have first 3 questions
User :   1- Is it possible to have herpes without any sexual relations?
2- i have been 4 years in relationship and i have never seen those herpes signs, is it possible to have no effects for 4 years and suddenlty its appearing?
3- I can agree that herpes goes out with stress, but i doubt that it's just "goes out" i feel that , if it goes out on stressing moment , its that you , once , got it somewhere
Doctor :   what are your questions i will solve
User :   just got them
Doctor :   See genital herpes can spread from one person to other person through sex
Doctor :   inluding oral sex
Doctor :   it can also spread if you touch the genitals and then touch other partsd of body like eyes and skin
Doctor :   where are the herpes located
Doctor :   is it on lips , mouth or penis?
User :   no
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   then where else you haVE
User :   he have some "buttons" on his chest
User :   with water
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   IS IT PAINFUL?
User :   not now, just appear, but his doctor told him that if he wait it will be
User :   the point is that i dont think he is telling me all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this is herpes zoster
User :   he is hiding dome things
User :   ok
Doctor :   it it a type of viral disease
User :   then how you get it ?
Doctor :   this type is spread by sex
User :   do you born with it ?
User :   or you get it from sexual relationships?
Doctor :   sorry this do not spread by sex
User :   Doctor: this type is spread by sex
Doctor :   this type of virus are similar to chicken pox virus
User :   how it is spread?
User :   but you just told me it is spread by sex
User :   then you say its not
User :   Doctor: this type is spread by sex
Doctor :   when the immune system is low
Doctor :   the virus will cause the symptoms
Doctor :   this type is not spread by sex
User :   but where it come from ?? sexual relationship? , breathing?
Doctor :   it usually seen after attack of a fever or stress ot followed by some illness like chicken pos
User :   any virus have to come from somewhere, are'nt they¡
Doctor :   After you get chickenpox, the virus falls asleep (becomes dormant) in certain nerves in the body. Shingles occurs after the virus becomes reactive in these nerves after many years.

User :   so it is 100 % sure this not come from a sexual relation
User :   ?
Doctor :   it spreads through direct contact

Doctor :   yes
User :   what do you mean by direct contact
Doctor :   defiently it is not from sex
User :   i am in direct contact with him
User :   and i dont have it
Doctor :   touchng hands, toughing the rashes,
User :   so what kind of direct contact does it need?
Doctor :   any contact between
Doctor :   but the virus disease occurs if the immune is very low
User :   ok
Doctor :   Herpes zoster can be contagious through direct contact in an individual who has not had chickenpox, and therefore has no immunity. Herpes zoster may affect any age group, but it is much more common in adults over 60 years old, in children who had chickenpox before the age of one year, and in individuals whose immune system is weakened.

User :   so the person that have it have probably issues with its health
Doctor :   ya probably
Doctor :   and he might had chicken pox in the past
User :   he is 21
Doctor :   ok
User :   for your consideration}
Doctor :   do not worry
Doctor :   it is easy to treat
User :   what is chicken pox?
User :   well
User :   ill tell you what
Doctor :   it will subside by 1-2 wee
User :   i know he is not very AAAAAAA ,i know he is doing somethings somewhere with some other people
Doctor :   it is not fair on your part to suspect
Doctor :   and also genital herpes does not appear on chest]
User :   but i have no real proof because my leads dont want to be burned... so that why i am interested into this
Doctor :  
it will be seen over penis
Doctor :  
so donot get panicked
User :   Doctor: it is not fair on your part to suspect
Doctor :   it is completely not a genital herpes
Doctor :   you can belive what the doctor has told
User :   i dont suspect Doctor, i have prroof ,... but as you live in india, you surely know about respect or the reputation
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i can't use name to proof here as in many other places
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there is nothing to get worries
Doctor :   just relax
Doctor :   ask your friend to take treatment
Doctor :   the infection will subside by 2-3 weeks
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   because those persons have confidence and i respect them... so if you say that its 100% sure that this does not come from a sexual relationship, ill trust you and apparently this is life , is'nt?
Doctor :   yes
User :   he already take
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   continue the dame
User :   just want to make sure its not comming from some external "issue"
User :   should i take any preventive treatment?
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   as i dont have nothing
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   there is no need for you tao take any preventive medicien
User :   but you told me its contaguous is i toutch it
Doctor :   avoid direct contact with the lseions
User :   and i did , checking if its ok
Doctor :   yes avoid, direct contact with the lesions
User :   i have done
Doctor :   wash your hands if you touch him also with antibacterial soap
Doctor :   till the lesions heal
User :   but once and then i have cleaned my hands with alcool based solution..because of the swine flu here i make it about 10 times a day
User :   so there is no risk
Doctor :   ok
User :   and you can confirm that there is 0% probability that this come from sexual relation with someone ?
Doctor :   there is no further risk
Doctor :   do not share his personal belongings like bed spreads towels, hand kerchiefs, plates, glass etc
Doctor :   this will prevent form spreading
User :   ok i undertand this
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   my question is .... what is the probability that the person got this trough a sexual (or not so secual but being thigt to someone) relation with someone =
User :   0 %? 100 %? 50 %?
Doctor :   there is 100% impossibe
User :   because you tell me once that there is nothing sexual related in it
Doctor :   ok
User :   but you also tell me that i can be infected just touching him
User :   so this somethings that does not fit together
User :   so explain me
Doctor :  
sexual realtionship is differnt from direct contact
Doctor :  
through sex means the virsu will be transmitted through the semen
User :   "you cant get it durin g a sexual relation" but "dont touch it you can get it " ... when you get a sexual realtion , you touch everything , are'nt we?
User :   no
User :   sexuaal relation implicate direct contact.. its not diferent .. its included
User :   when the last time you got sexual relation without direct contact?
Doctor :   you are getting confused
User :   i am not , trust mew
User :   i dont talk about direct semen
User :   i talk about direct contact
User :   and ,within a sexual relation, there is for sure direct contact
Doctor :   the infection spreading through sex, is that the virsu is spread only through sexual realtionship
User :   body to body
User :   for sure
Doctor :   and the rahses are found int he genital reagions
User :   so if i have a risk being with him body to body, there is a thing on "body to body contagion" so you can't tell the is no possibility he got it from some relation with someone , am i right ?
Doctor :   ya that could be possible
User :   oh
User :   so there is not 0 % probability
User :   there is
User :   so i give you a chance...
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   yes
User :   what is the probability that someone that had not this "herpes" get it from human contact with someone that have it?
Doctor :   there are possiblities that it is got form the contact tform the infeted person
User :   so you can't say there is 0% risk that he got it from a sexual relationship , right?
Doctor :   i think you have wrongly understood
Doctor :   any way do not panic
Doctor :   you can come back to us and caht with u any time
User :   now, is there a risk that he got it from someone that does not have the "buttons" but just the virus? i mean , if someone have the virus but does not have visual of it, is ir contagious?
User :   i dojnt panic , be sure of it ;)}
User :   just answer my questions
Doctor :   ok
User :   so
User :   is there a risk that he got it from someone that does not have the "buttons" but just the virus? i mean , if someone have the virus but does not have visual of it, is ir contagious?
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   are you there
User :   i am
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, we are available 24/7 please get back to us if you need further medical advice. I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, we are available 24/7 please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
User :   i am waiting from some explanations ,
User :   so you close the window while i am waiting for explanations ? am i right?
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
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