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Lead and white asbetos poisoning - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello sir
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   well sir am XXXXXXXX 26 bhopal
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want to know about lead and white asbetos posioning?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details Occupation: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   married 70 and 5"8
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   lead poisoning is usually seen in children
Doctor :   who eat lead pencils
User :   ic
Doctor :   and in lead containing toys
User :   what is the cause effect in adult mostly?
Doctor :   it can alos be due to soil or water pollution
Doctor :   with lead
Doctor :   lead paint, house dust
User :   can u tell me which soil contains lead or something like that
Doctor :   Some imported canned food.
User :   ic
User :   is it harmful and dangerous to health?
Doctor :   cosmetics.
Doctor :   it cold be in high concentrations
Doctor :   there will be loss of apetite
Doctor :   sluggishness
Doctor :   abdominal pain
Doctor :   stomach upset
Doctor :   paleness
User :   is there any signal of death?
Doctor :   it can lead to brain and kidney damage
Doctor :   in very high doses
Doctor :   in pregnancy it can lead to abortion
User :   ohh
Doctor :   preterm delivery and stillbirth
Doctor :   it can lead to many things like high bp, inertility
Doctor :   hearing loss
User :   that means over all its all not good for health
Doctor :   yes
User :   sir how about white asbestos?
Doctor :   its harmful
Doctor :   it is alos harmful
Doctor :   asbestos dust settles into lungs and can cause
Doctor :   asbestosis
User :   symptoms?
Doctor :   it occurs usually in people
Doctor :   who work in asbestos factories
Doctor :   irs fibres can settle in lungs
User :   if its consumed then?
Doctor :   Shortness of breath,
Doctor :   Decreased tolerance for physical activity
Doctor :   Coughing, Chest pain
User :   ok
User :   if someone prick a hiv needle.........still it is harmful?
Doctor :   usually the disease is by inhalation rather than
Doctor :   intake
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   if the needle is known to be from a hiv positive patient
Doctor :   and the same needle is pricked into you
User :   ohh........thats too dangerous
Doctor :   there are high chances
Doctor :   of transmission
User :   when one can know he or she infected by hiv?
User :   as soon as possiable or later
Doctor :   after 6 months the tests will be positive
Doctor :   till then there is no sure method
Doctor :   to know
User :   ohh god
Doctor :   if it is confirmed
Doctor :   that the needle is from a hiv patient
Doctor :   then the person pricked can go for
Doctor :   anti-retroviral therapy
Doctor :   it is very expensive
User :   is it curable sir?
Doctor :   hiv can be controlled but absolute cure has
Doctor :   not yet been discovered
User :   ic
Doctor :   you can increase your survival with hiv
Doctor :   but cannot eliminate it completely
Doctor :   but early antiretroviral therapy
Doctor :   can be beneficial
User :   but that cost to much
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   if you can perhaps explain the situation to me
User :   and must be aware from the person who is infected
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   can you tell me the exact situation?
User :   well my cousin is suffering from hiv and he is very pathetic guy
Doctor :   ok
User :   he keep on threatening me he gonna infect me
Doctor :   ok
User :   thats why i was asking about that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i advice you to take your cousin
Doctor :   to a psychiatrist
Doctor :   and if he persists with the threat
Doctor :   you should stay away from him
User :   well we have taken him to all doctors but he is out of control and angry guy
Doctor :   also remember that
Doctor :   only a direct needle prick immediately
Doctor :   after using in a hiv positive perosn
Doctor :   would lead to transmission
Doctor :   mere touching wont lead to hiv
User :   sir exact meaning of prick means what sir?
Doctor :   if a needle like a syringe has been used in a hiv positive patient
Doctor :   and immediately after that the syringe is prickd deep into an ordinary person
Doctor :   there are high chances that the ordinary person
Doctor :   may get hiv
User :   ohh god
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Doctor :   pls confirm
Doctor :   your details
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   ok
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User :   thanks sir
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   i think so i gotta important information from u
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   you are welcome
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