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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I Help you
User :   ur good name
Doctor :   Dr. RXXXX
User :   I just wanted to ask few questions about HIV
Doctor :   Please tell Me.
Doctor :   What is that you wanted to know.about HIV
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   If someone wants to test hiv will it detect immediately
Doctor :   How immediately do you want to get the test done.
User :   25.Software engineer.single.yes
User :   It is actually for my friend he had an affair with the gal whom he is not trusting and he had sex without condoms as well
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   so I am worried how can we test it
Doctor :   When was that around.
User :   last month
Doctor :   Certainly it can be tested and that will help but the ideal will be at the time of 3 months later.
Doctor :   rapid HIV test for which results are ready in 20 to 40 minutes
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   ya m here
User :   tell me which form
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send..
User :   ya sent
User :   tell me
Doctor :   There are various forms of tests available
User :   tell me which test he has to be done
Doctor :   Ideal will Be ELISA for HIV tat the time of 3 months later
Doctor :   ELISA for HIV.
User :   I did not get u
Doctor :   # months from the time of exposure.
Doctor :   3 months.
User :   Will he not be able get results immedietly
Doctor :   It will be given to him in Half a days time.
User :   we got to know tht she has already got infected
Doctor :   Else you will have to go for the Rapid test and that is Slightly expensive.
Doctor :   She is Positive you mean.
User :   ok within a day he will be able know whether he is infected or not rite ?
User :   ya
User :   she is
Doctor :   Certainly if you give the Sample i the Morning then the Reports are available in the Noon If delayed by the Evening.
Doctor :   The same Day.
User :   ok but people say it will not detect within six months
User :   Do hiv spread of Kiss
Doctor :   No its to do with the Antibodies that will take a minimum of 3 months to be effective.
Doctor :   No it will not Spread that way.
User :   If someone has a lip cut ?
User :   If we do sex with a person who is positive with condoms ??? will it spread
Doctor :   And the other Person that he is kissing also has the same then it will else that concentration of the HIV in the Saliva is so minimal that You would need Liters of saliva to transmit it that way..
Doctor :   as long as the Condoms are intact the chance are less but then you are at high risk zone.
User :   ok cool
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would like to know.
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   nothing mr thanks a lot . by answering all these q's wat will u get ?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Your getting nformation and getting Knowledge.
Doctor :   That is what we are trying to by this.
User :   money ??
Doctor :   Bye for now.
Doctor :   Its free absolutely.
User :   bye
User :   but is it a gov organization?
User :   and at last I jus wanted to know which is the medicine to quit smoking
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