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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi doc
User :   advice me pls
User :   my daughter is suffering from acute infarct in her brain
User :   along with small capillary atherosclerosis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What are the symptoms now
User :   she is suffering from numbness in her feet and palms
User :   just 6 yrs old
User :   are u thr?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Does she have any other symptoms apart from numbness
User :   this has happened 2 yrs back as well
User :   doctors said its a meningioma
Doctor :   Does he meant meningioma as the cause of the capillary thrombosis leading to an infarct
User :   she cant speak and is admitted in ICU
User :   what is this exactly
User :   pls help?
Doctor :   Are you asking about the infarct
User :   yes
Doctor :   Infarct of the small vessels happen for various reasons in small children though rare
User :   like?
User :   whats the mode of treatment now?
Doctor :   Atherosclerosis in large arteries
User :   any hope of survival, pls b frank
Doctor :   is very common
Doctor :   Infarct of the small vessels does not cause much damage to the brain
Doctor :   the etiology most common for these is dehydration
Doctor :   septic shock
Doctor :   etc
User :   what do u mean by large arteries, i am talking abt cappilaries- as i understand they r small vesels
Doctor :   but i was wondering meningioma causing the infract
Doctor :   yes
User :   these are smallest bl. vessels
User :   what shd i do now fr her?
User :   surgery?
Doctor :   frankly for infarct it not treated at all
Doctor :   it is left alone
Doctor :   the prognosis is good
User :   any alternative treatment available like in accupuncture or ayurveda..or homeopathy
User :   homeopathy
Doctor :   I am not sure of
Doctor :   in other forms of medicine
Doctor :   you shuold not worry about the numbness
Doctor :   but you should follow with the neurosurgeon
Doctor :   about the memingioma
Doctor :   Which city are you from?
User :   what abt atherosclerosis, i mean no blood pressure,
Doctor :   atherosclerosis occurs in capillaries but is of less significance
Doctor :   the cmost common etiology for acute stroke in children is dehydration, spetic shock etc
Doctor :   Can you tell me exactly what is the imp in the MRI
Doctor :   so that i can help you better
User :   but my baby is not dehydrated, she drinks horlicks everyday
User :   Hypodensities in some lesions
Doctor :   How many episodes happened
Doctor :   yet?
User :   acute infarct and possibilities of meningiocele
User :   3
User :   suggest me some qualified doctor
Doctor :   where is the meningocoele
User :   not the brain only
User :   hind part of it probably
User :   reports are in ICU only
Doctor :   Sorry we dont have the data right now, we shall be launching in
Doctor :   soon
User :   do u have a neurosurgeon in ur team? pls put me up if possible
Doctor :   then we can help you
Doctor :   We dont have neurosurgeon in the team
Doctor :   we actually refer to the experts
Doctor :   Thanks for your support
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User :   do u hv tie ups with any hospitals
User :   for discounts or second opinion
Doctor :   Can you confirm your details so that we can follow up with you
Doctor :   we have tie ups with hosp in
Doctor :   where we can refer you
Doctor :   if you can come over here
Doctor :   But we will be launching in other metros soon
Doctor :   if you can keep in touch with us we can help you
User :   which hospital in ?
Doctor :   We have tie ups with the majors in
User :   pls give me some names
User :   i mean i shd know this before i travel thr, are ther good neurosurgeons thr?
Doctor :   Please confirm your details and one of our doctors will get back to yo uwith all the details
User :   can u sms me the hospital names, address n contact numbers
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Please your number please
User :   pls sms me at my cousin's number
Doctor :   and the email ID
User :   as i am new here
Doctor :   what is your cousins number
Doctor :   Ok
User :   u have my email id in my registration details
Doctor :   Email ID would be idea;
User :   pls send me on mobile only
Doctor :   ok
User :   as i dnt access my email
User :   pls help me, m in gr8 need of good advice
Doctor :   SO we will sms the hospital
Doctor :   you can go to in B
User :   pls mention consultation charges if possible
User :   when shd i expect an SMS
Doctor :   and take our services
Doctor :   If you can mention us when you are coming we can arrange an appnt too
Doctor :   Ok
User :   do u provide stay in hotels as well
Doctor :   Dont worry about the small infarct in your daughter
Doctor :   brain
User :   like if in case my family visits
Doctor :   No we dont provide those
User :   oh ok
User :   when will u ms me
User :   sms?
Doctor :   I would suggest yu to call us whenever yu need help in B
User :   thnks
User :   bbye
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
User :   bbye
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