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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   your name please
Doctor :   Dr.Raaj Karthieek.
User :   doctor i have question regarding STD's
User :   i want to know wht r the test for detecting chlymadia, siphyllis and gonorrhea
Doctor :   pls tell me
Doctor :   urine culture& sensiotivity,
Doctor :   VDRL,
Doctor :   swab microscopy
Doctor :   any thing else
Doctor :   are you there
User :   i had sex with a prostitue last 2 years back and got a itching after two days in pubic area and a sore in my pubic area after tht i took medicine and applied ice and it got ok. few days after tht i got loose motion which lasted for nearly 2 weeks
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i had got my lymph node swollen with a pain in my side of neck
Doctor :   Is it now? or then
User :   from last 2 years i m getting sick with mostly cold or loose motion every 3 to 4 months
User :   i tested for VDRL and hiv last 1 year back but at tht time it was negative
User :   the swollen lymph node is still there
Doctor :   Is it painful and do you have fever or loss wt or loss of appetite
User :   so can u tell me whts the problem with me exactly
User :   very rarely i have fever sometimes
User :   the lymph node is swollen but the pain is in the side of the neck
User :   i loosed my weight around 2 to 3 kg
User :   helloooo r u there doctor
Doctor :   isn this weight over the period of 2 years?
Doctor :   i mean weight loss
Doctor :   how old are you
User :   no it decreases and increases accordingly within 3 to 4 months when i m getting loose motion or getting much cold
User :   i am 25 and my weight is 53 right now
Doctor :   ok
User :   from last 2 years i have a mild pain in my testis
Doctor :   is ther any history of enlarged lymph node in ur family
User :   no there is no history of enlarged lymph node in my family
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where do u stay
Doctor :   and ur occupation
User :   i stay in mumbai, andheri-east
User :   i am a software engg..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many days after having sex did u get the hiv test done
Doctor :   what was the reason that u got this test done
User :   i think it was more than 6 months after i got tested
User :   bcoz i thought might be its a sign or symptoms of STD's or HIV
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor/Taken any medication for your current problem?
User :   and even i consulted a doctor of STD here
Doctor :   aken any medication for your current problem?
Doctor :   how many in total are enlarged in ur body
User :   doctor prescribed me becozinc and pain relief medicine
User :   after 2 years now my eyes are getting affected i am getting lot of pain in my eyes and testis too
Doctor :   ok
User :   only one lymph node of right side is englarged and nowhere else
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you said that u have recurrent cough and cold
Doctor :   is that associated with sputum
Doctor :   or blood
User :   ya i have recurrent cold from last 6 to 8 months
Doctor :   is that associated with sputu or blood
User :   previously it was not but last week while waking up in the morning i sneezed out yellow discharge with little blood
User :   i was taking vomox capsule to control cold
User :   helloooo u there?
Doctor :   at any time did u get ir sputum tested
User :   no i didn't get my sputum tested bcoz the blood came once only in the morning last week and never before and after tht
User :   can you tell me are this symptoms related to advance STD's phase or HIV phase
Doctor :   may be
Doctor :   at the time u got ur hiv tested
Doctor :   u might be in windiw period
User :   ok
User: but i think so the pain in testis never comes in HIV
Doctor :   there may even be a possibility of tuberculossis
User :   tuberclosis
Doctor :   s
User :   does testis relate to tuberclosis
User :   does pain in testis relate to tuberclosis
Doctor :   Genitourinary tuberculosis is one of the most
common manifestation of extrapulmonary
User :   ooh i see...
User :   so wht should i do now?
User :   so is tht related to HIV
Doctor :   tuberculossis is the most common siper added infection
User :   my brother is having tuberclosis too
Doctor :   k
User :   so u mean are all tht symptoms going on with me from last 2 year is the cause of TB
Doctor :   it might be
Doctor :   ease fill this form I send, and say when done.
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