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Smoking complications, smoking cessation advice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi sir
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   yeah,
User :   i used to smoke daily , from last 3 years..
Doctor :   ok.
User :   5 cig per day..
User :   all the working days , i mean 5 days in a week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Only on working days?
User :   yeah
User :   drinks occasionally
User :   had health check -up for the last 3 years continuously
Doctor :   ok.Do you want to stop smoking.
User :   i didn't find any problems in the reports..
User :   if im smoking 2 or 3 cig in aday..
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   is ther any big health problems will happen?
User :   27
Doctor :   From how many yrs do you smoke.
User :   in my college days, for 3 years, i was smoking
Doctor :   ok
User :   after tht.. last 3 years im smoking
Doctor :   From 3 yrs you are smoking
User :   totally ican say 6 years,..
Doctor :   Totally how many yrs have you smoked.
User :   6 years
User :   not all the days..
User :   but..
User :   yeah
User :   sir
Doctor :   Ok,if you continue this for some more yrs i can certainly say you will suffer adverse health effects.Presently your blood reports are fine.But later the situation will not be the same.
User :   okie..
Doctor :   Sometimes you will not be in a postiion to reverse.Now is the right time to reverse the effects.
User :   oki..
Doctor :   Our country is almost the leading in heart diseases and diabetes.
User :   because of wrk pressure im force to smk in sme days
Doctor :   First it is up to you to stop.Once you have made up your mind we suggest options.
User :   tht is the problem..
User :   hmm
User :   i will do..
User :   wt are all the specific check-ups you will prefer for checking the side-effects of smoking and drinking..
User :   ?
Doctor :   Ok, tension or no tension it is just will power to make things work.You should not be under the control of the cigarette, it should be.
User :   yeah..
Doctor :   It is good to cultivate other good addictions and past times
User :   hmm
Doctor :   Like photography,painting,reading books
User :   hmm
Doctor :   You have to just divert your mind to better things.
User :   sure..
Doctor :   Or physical exercises like body building, tennis, swimming
User :   on which part of the body it will affect??
User :   im doin the body building daily for 2 hours
User :   in the morning from 6-8
Doctor :   Heart- heart diseases, heart attack, Brain-stroke,paralysis.
User :   hmm
Doctor :   Cancer of mouth, throat, lung,tongue,stomach, liver
User :   hmm
User :   wt are all the specific check-ups you will prefer for checking the side-effects of smoking and drinking..
User :   please suggest
Doctor :   sometimes a visit to certain websites will show you the specific cancer cases with graphic photos.
Doctor :   You can do the following tests,
User :   hmm
User :   ok
Doctor :   Complete blood tests like hb,tc,dc,esr.Blood cholestrol levels,Chest x ray, ECG
Doctor :   Bleeding time, clotting time.
User :   hm
Doctor :   Liver function tests, Ultrasound abdomen.
User :   okie
User :   wt is this tests like hb,tc,dc?
Doctor :   Haemoglobin,total count,differential count
User :   is this test will be avilable in labs? ng time, clotting time?
User :   Bleeding time, clotting time
Doctor :   Yes all labs will do it.
User :   okie..
User :   Thanks..
Doctor :   HAve you tried nicorette patches?
User :   i didn't get?
Doctor :   Nicorette patches to prevent smoking.
User :   no
User :   okie.. thanks for your time mam..
User :   bye..
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Kindly login for further medical queries.
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