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Problems about how to get rid of genital herpis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi doctor, I think I am suffering from genital herpis. I read all the information available on net. tell me how to get out of it. I am frustrated with this. please help.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   doctor please help me out with this problem as i mentioned above
Doctor :   may i know your age please ?
User :   35
Doctor :   when were you diagnosed ?
User :   just 2-3 days back..
Doctor :   and you have not yet started taking any medication for it >?\
Doctor :   Treatment with medication is effective in shortening the initial outbreak of the infection, lowers the chance that the infection will come back, and makes any later outbreaks less severe.
User :   no i have not taken anything on this as i was not aware what it is..
User :   now i found all the information on net..
Doctor :   what was your diagnostic test done ?
User :   sorry? i dint get u?
Doctor :   did you got your self tested at a lab ?
User :   no...
Doctor :   was a viral culture done ?
User :   no i have not done any test...
User :   but the article i read..
User :   n i saw the photographs also
Doctor :   then how can you say you have genital herpes ?
User :   they r similar..
Doctor :   no please dont be misguided
Doctor :   many lesions present in the same way and can be very different conditions
User :   ok..
Doctor :   did you recently had sexual contact with a unknown person ?
User :   it is giving me a terrible itching n burning sensation while passing urine
Doctor :   did you recently had sexual contact with a unknown person ?
User :   yes..but not intercourse..
Doctor :   then there is NO WAY you can get genital herpes
Doctor :   what you are having is a simple Urinary track infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   all you need to do is go and get your urine tested
User :   ok
User :   but doctor... i had been to a massage parlor
User :   there i had a oral sex...
Doctor :   and then with a simple antibiotic course you will be fine
User :   ok
User :   so what i need to do now?
Doctor :   you need to go to a lab and ask for a urine test
Doctor :   and then see a physician and based on your result you will be told you take the medications
Doctor :   and you will be fine
User :   which test i will have to do?
User :   do i need to visit STD clinic?
Doctor :   no just a normal diagnostic center
User :   what test shall i ask for at lab?
Doctor :   urine analysis
User :   ok...
User :   but doctor i read on net that if you perform oral sex & if the opposite person carries the virus then there are also chances of this herpes??
User :   is it true?
Doctor :   no the chances are rare
User :   ok..
User :   thanks a lot doctor...
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   take care
User :   u have reduced my burdon..
User :   how much time it will take to cure?
User :   r u there?
Doctor :   in a week time
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot sir..
User :   good night
User :   take care
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